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Death toll due to COVID-19 rises to 507; cases climb to 15,712: Health Ministry

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New Delhi: The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 507 and the number of cases to 15,712 in the country on Sunday, according to the Union Health Ministry.

The number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 12,974, while 2,230 people have been cured and discharged, and one had migrated, it said.

The total number of cases includes 77 foreign nationals.

Nineteen deaths have been reported since Saturday evening — 10 from Maharashtra, five from Gujarat, two from West Bengal and one each from Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh, the ministry said.

Of the 507 deaths, Maharashtra tops the list with 211 fatalities, followed by Madhya Pradesh at 70, Gujarat at 53, Delhi at 42 and Telangana at 18.

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