Coronavirus is spreading at alarming speed in India. The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (3,057,885), Kerala (1,135,233), Karnataka (1,015,155), Andhra Pradesh (907,676), and Tamil Nadu (899,807).
According to Health Ministry, a daily increase of 96,982 in total Covid-19 cases has been recorded, the second-highest so far, India’s tally of coronavirus cases has risen to 12,686,049. Active cases are nearing the 800,000-mark.
India’s tally of new cases is growing faster than most others in the top-five list of countries with the highest daily number of Covid-19 cases. The death toll from the deadly infection stands at 165,577.
Maharashtra reported over 47,000 new coronavirus cases on Monday, nearly 10,000 cases less than Sunday when the state witnessed its highest single-day spike since the pandemic began. Delhi registered 3,548 fresh infections in the last 24 hours.