Coronavirus Updates: India reports biggest single-day jump in 6 months

Coronavirus Updates: India reports biggest single-day jump in 6 months

Coronavirus India Updates: India on Friday reported the biggest daily surge of coronavirus cases in 6 months with 81,466 fresh infections, taking the tally to 1.23 crore. India also reported 469 daily new COVID-19 deaths, the highest since December 6, according to the data released by the Health Ministry.

The single-day spike of coronavirus cases in India on Friday is the highest recorded since October 2 when 81,484 new infections were reported.

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Coronavirus India Updates: India reported the biggest daily surge of COVID-19 cases in 6 months with 81,466 fresh infections.

Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Punjab, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh are the states that have been showing a steep rise in daily new cases.

These states account for 84.61 percent of the new cases reported in a span of 24 hours.

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Coronavirus India Updates: India reported the biggest daily surge of COVID-19 cases in 6 months with 81,466 fresh infections.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra is the worst-affected state where COVID-19 cases have been rising while it has been taking steps like enforcing safety guidelines more strictly.

The State government has capped down the rates of coronavirus RT-PCR tests to Rs 500 from Rs 1,000 while the rates for rapid antigen tests were also brought down.

Coronavirus India Updates: India reported the biggest daily surge of COVID-19 cases in 6 months with 81,466 fresh infections.

On Thursday, Mumbai reported 8,646 new cases, making it the highest single-day spike since the coronavirus pandemic reached the city early last year.

The growing concerns over the surge in Covid-19 cases have forced several states to consider closures of schools, restrictions on public gatherings, including lockdown in their worst-hit districts.

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