India Coronavirus Cases: Maharashtra remains the worst hit-state with over 29 lakh total infections.
India crossed the one lakh-mark in daily rise in coronavirus cases for the first time ever as the country’s tally surged to 1,25,89,067 total infections after a spike of 1,03,558 fresh infections, official data this morning showed.
Maharashtra remains the worst hit-state with over 29 lakh total infections logged since the beginning of the pandemic. On Sunday, the state saw the biggest-ever spike in cases with 57,074 fresh infections.
Mumbai, India’s financial capital, also saw the highest-ever single-day spike with 11,163 new infections, taking the city’s tally to 4,52,445 cases.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held a high-level review meet amid a worrying spike in Covid cases across the country.
The last time India reported the highest daily rise in cases was on September 17 when 97,894 infections were recorded in a day.