India on Sunday witnessed the biggest daily upsurge in COVID-19 cases with 93,249 new infection and 513 related deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare’s data. With this, the country’s tally has risen to 12,485,509, the health ministry’s dashboard showed at 8am. Meanwhile, with 513 new fatalities, the death toll surged to 1,64,623.
India, the third-worst country hit by the pandemic, on Saturday reported 89,129 Covid-19 cases in a day, the highest daily rise in around six-and-half-months. This is the biggest daily rise in cases since September 19, when 93,337 fresh infections were recorded. The death toll climbed to 1,64,623 on Sunday with 513 new fatalities, the ministry data updated at 8 am showed.