Covid: India sees 40% jump in daily cases

With 5,233 fresh Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours, India is witnessing almost a 40% spike in cases on Wednesday (June 8) as compared to yesterday. India reported 3,714 new Covid cases on Tuesday (June 7).  India reported 3,345 recoveries, and 7 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total active cases stand at 28,857.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra is seeing a massive spike in cases. As many as 1,881 new coronavirus infections have been reported.

Tamilnadu reported 144 fresh Covid cases on Tuesday, nearly 1.5 times more than 90 cases it reported on Monday. Fresh cases in Chennai nearly doubled to 82 from 48 in the last 24 hours.