India has recorded 46,951 infections in the last 24 hours, highest so far in the last four and half months. With this, the cumulative total tally have reached 1,16,46,081 on Monday.
With death of 212 more people in the last one day across the country, the toll fatality toll reached 1,59,967. The active caseload that breached 3 lakh mark on Sunday is now recorded at 3,34,646 now.
According to the Health Ministry, Maharashtra, Punjab, Kerala, Karnataka, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh are exhibiting a steep rise in daily cases.
A single-day spike of 47,905 new infections were recorded on November 11. The country has been registering an increase in cases for the last 12 day continuously.
With the discharge of 21,180 patients in a day, a total of 1,11,51,468 persons have so far been discharged. A total of 8,80,655 tests left hospitals on Sunday.
As on date, 4.50 crore doses of corona vaccine have been administered in the country since the drive began on January 16 after approval for ‘Covishield’ and ‘Covaxin’.
Here’s some more updates:
*Delhi has been reporting over 800 cases for the past two days.
*Maharashtra’s Covid-19 cases jumped to a new high of over 30,000 on Sunday, while Mumbai recorded 3,000 plus fresh infections, health officials said.
*Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday continue to see an alarming surge in Covid-19 with 158 new infections pushing the number of active cases in the Union Territory to 1,290.
*Timing to get vaccinated has increased, earlier the timing to get vaccinated without registrations was between 3 and 5 and now it is from 3 am to 6 pm: Health Minister Satyendar Jain
*Citing rising cases over the last 10 days, Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar on Sunday said second wave of Covid had begun in the state and urged people to follow guidelines to contain its spread.
Meanwhile, the overall number of global Covid-19 cases has surpassed 123.1 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.71 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.