India recorded 38,902 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours.
With this, the country’s total coronavirus cases on Sunday reached 10,77,618.
With 543 deaths the toll stood at 26,816, Health Ministry data said.
Karnataka is the new hotspot state nearing 60,000 cases.
Maharashtra still remained the worst-hit state with 3,00,937 cases and 11,596 casualties.
It crossed the three lakh mark on Saturday with Mumbai reporting over one lakh coronavirus cases so far.
It is followed by Tamil Nadu with a total of 1,65,714 cases, including 2,403 deaths.
However, in Delhi, the number of people recovering from COVID-19 has remained higher than newly detected infections.
According to Health Ministry data, as many as 6,77,422 patients have recovered, almost twice the number of active patients at 3,73,379.
India continues to be the third worst-affected country after the US and Brazil.
In the last 24 hours, 3,58,127 samples were tested, as the testing lab network continued to expand.
States with more than 10,000 cases include Karnataka (59,652), Gujarat (47,390), Uttar Pradesh (47,036), Rajasthan (28,500), Madhya Pradesh (21,763), West Bengal (40,209), Haryana (25,547), Andhra Pradesh (44,609), Telangana (43,780), Assam (22,918), Jammu and Kashmir (13,198), Kerala (11,659), Odisha (16,701) and Bihar (25,136).
Globally, over 14 million people have been infected with the virus and 602,656 have died.
It has taken just four days to climb to 14 million cases from 13 million recorded on July 13.
The WHO warned that fresh daily tallies are breaching all records.