India continues to record further spike as nearly 40,000 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours tested positive.
It is highest daily-rise this year, since last year, reported Press Trust of India. The central government has warned against protocol violations and authorities prepare for a second Covid wave.
39,726 new cases took India’s Covid tally to 1,15,14,331; 154 deaths in the last 24 hours took the total number fatalities to 1,59,370.
Maharashtra, Punjab, Kerala, Karnataka and Gujarat are the five states that have recorded the highest single-day surge since yesterday, government data shows.