Shubham Jaiswal ([email protected])
The rise in coronavirus cases in India is getting even more concerning with each passing day as the country is yet to reach its peak in June-July as per the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday reported the country’s highest single-day jump in Covid-19 cases as 8,909 people tested positive for the deadly infection in the past 24 hours. With 217 more death in a single day, the total fatality figure has also crossed the 5,800 mark.
As per data released by the Health Ministry, 8,909 people contracted the illness and 217 people died in the past 24 hours. The total number of cases in the country now stands at 207,615, which includes 101,497 active cases, 100,303 cured/discharged/migrated and 5,815 deaths.
Maharashtra continues to record the highest number of cases (72,300), followed by Tamil Nadu (24,586), Delhi (22,132), Gujarat (17,617), Rajasthan (9,373), Madhya Pradesh (8,420) and Uttar Pradesh (8,361).