Shubham Jaiswal ([email protected])
With the country entering the fourth phase of nationwide lockdown, India sees the biggest jump in COVID-19 tally. The states recorded 5,242 fresh coronavirus cases in last 24 hours, taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 96,169. The number of deaths due to COVID-19 infection crossed the grim milestone of 3,000-mark. As many 151 new deaths were added in last 24 hours. The number of fatalities in the country stood at 3,029.
Maharashtra registered 2,347 COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours — the highest any state has witnessed so far. Mumbai alone recorded over 1,500 cases on Sunday. The total number of coronavirus cases in the state stood at 33,053. The state witnessed 63 deaths on Sunday, bringing the death toll to 1,198.
Delhi also saws the biggest spike in COVID-19 count. Over 700 people tested positive in the last 24 hours. The coronavirus patients in the state crossed the 10,000-mark today. Delhi became the fourth state to record over 10,000 coronavirus infections.