Nearly 3 lakh new COVID-19 cases reported in India

For the first time since the coronavirus pandemic hit India, the country has recorded a single-day spike of over 2.95 lakh Covid-19 cases and 2,023 fatalities because of the virus. Source- India Today

Current Situation

India on Wednesday noted nearly three lakh one-day cases and over 2,000 deaths -- the highest single-day spike — because of Covid-19. In the past 24 hours, India has recorded over 2.95 lakh fresh Covid-19 cases, pushing the caseload in India to over 1.56 crore. The death toll in India because of the Covid-19 infection has reached 1.82 lakh after 2,023 Covid-19 patients succumbed to the virus, according to the Union health ministry.

Top 10 States

The top 10 states that have rendered the most to the daily Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours are Maharashtra (62,097 cases), Uttar Pradesh (29,574 cases), Delhi (28,395 cases), Karnataka (21,794 cases), Kerala (19,577 cases), Chhattisgarh (15,625 cases), Madhya Pradesh (12,727 cases), Gujarat (12,206 cases), Rajasthan (12,201 cases) and Tamil Nadu (10,986 cases).

Report of last 24 hours

Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Delhi, and Uttar Pradesh have recorded 54.72 percent of the new Covid-19 cases got reported, with Maharashtra alone accounts for 21.05 percent of the fresh cases.

There are 21,57,538 active Covid-19 cases in India. Over 1.67 crore recoveries got reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total recoveries to 1.32 crore. 13.1 crore vaccine doses got administered on Tuesday.

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