India on Wednesday recorded nearly three lakh one-day cases and over 2,000 fatalities — the highest single-day spike — due to the Covid-19 infection. In the past 24 hours, India has seen over 2.95 lakh fresh Covid-19 cases, pushing the caseload in India to over 1.56 crore. The death toll in India due to the Covid-19 infection has reached 1.82 lakh after 2,023 Covid-19 patients succumbed to the virus, according to the Union health ministry.
India has seen over 2.95 lakh fresh Covid-19 cases and 2,023 fatalities in the past 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry. 54.72 per cent of the new cases are reported from these five states, with Maharashtra alone responsible for 21.05 per cent of the new cases.