India recorded 36,011 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, according to the tally released by the Ministry of Health on Sunday, while 482 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours.

The latest numbers take the total case tally to 96,44,222 and 1,40,182 deaths until now.

There are 4,03,248 active COVID-19 cases. The total number of discharged cases stand at 91,00,792.

India remains the second worst-hit nation in the world right after the US.

According to an AFP report quoting a tally by Johns Hopkins University, the United States set a new record on Saturday with nearly 230,000 new COVID-19 cases and 2,527 coronavirus-related deaths.