Maharashtra has reported 43,183 new Covid-19 cases, its highest one-day rise since the pandemic began. Mumbai reported 8,646 new cases, which increased its caseload to 423,419. Meanwhile, Delhi logged 2,790 fresh Covid cases, the highest daily count this year. In the wake of corona surge in the national capital, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will hold an “urgent” meeting with the health minister and officials today.
The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (2,856,163), Kerala (1,124,584), Karnataka (997,004), Andhra Pradesh (901,989), and Tamil Nadu (886,673).