Shubham Jaiswal (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The number of fresh cases held steady at over 9,000 for the sixth days running as India’s COVID-19 count crossed 2.66 lakh. The states saw the biggest jump in daily COVID-19 tally as 9,987 cases were confirmed in last 24 hours. Maharashtra continued to report the highest number of new cases in a single day. Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Gujarat and West Bengal also saws an explosion of fresh infections from the virus on Monday.
The death toll due to coronavirus pandemic inched towards the grim milestone of 7,500-mark. India recorded 266 fatalities on Monday. The deadly novel coronavirus claimed 7,466 lives in the country since the outbreak.