Covid-19: India sets new record of single-day spike – 22,771 cases

New Delhi: India saw 22,771 new coranvirus cases, the higest single-day spike so far.

According to Union Health Ministry data released this morning, the country’s covid-19 tally tounched 6,48,315. The death toll increased to 18,655 with 442 new fatalities.

The number of recoveries stands at 3,94,226. There are 2,35,433 active cases of coronavirus presently in the country, the updated data at 8 am showed.

Of the 442 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, 198 are from Maharashtra, 64 from Tamilnadu, 59 from Delhi, 21 from Karnataka, 18 each from Gujarat and West Bengal, 14 from Uttar Pradesh, 10 from Rajasthan, eight each from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, five from Punjab, four each from Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir, three from Bihar, two each from Assam and Odisha.

 

NT Bureau