New Delhi: 40 deaths and 1035 new cases in last 24 hours, the sharpest ever increase in cases; India’s total number of Coronavirus positive cases rises to 7447 (including 6565 active cases, 643 cured/discharged/migrated and 239 deaths).
According to the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, more than 40 deaths and 1,035 new cases have been recorded in India in the past 24 hours, thereby registering the sharpest ever increase in cases. Maharashtra is the worst-hit state in the country, followed by Tamil Nadu. India’s financial capital, Mumbai, has emerged as the epicentre of coronavirus spread in the country. With more than 1,000 COVID-19 patients and several dozen deaths, the city has recorded over 60% of the cases and casualties of the state of Maharashtra.