India reports biggest-ever spike of 2.73 lakh cases and 1,600 deaths as states impose lockdowns, night curfews
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: The active coronavirus tally in India on Monday crossed the grim mark of 19.29 lakh after the country reported 2,73,810 fresh infections, the biggest single-day spike since the beginning of the pandemic. Meanwhile, India's fatality rate also reached 1.19 per cent after 1,619 fatalities in the same time span pushed the death toll to 1,78,769.
Currently, as per the data available at the Union Health Ministry, India's total caseload stands at 1,50,61,919. The continuous spike in cases has also led to a fall in India's recovery rate which currently stands at 86 per cent with 1,29,53,821 recoveries.
Maharashtra and Delhi continue to remain the biggest contributors in India's daily coronavirus cases. While Delhi reported its biggest-ever single-day spike of 25,462 fresh cases, Maharashtra saw a surge of 68,631 on Sunday.
Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh has also emerged as coronavirus hotspot in India. On Sunday, the state's tally crossed the 8.51 lakh mark after it reported 30,596 fresh cases, the highest single-day rise since the beginning of the crisis.
Following is the state-wise report of COVID-19 crisis in India:
|Name of State/UT||Active Cases||Cured||Deaths|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||126||5200||64|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||923||3876||4|
|Jammu and Kashmir||11467||133168||2057|
(Disclaimer: The above data has been taken from the official website of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare)
The continuous spike in cases has forced state and union territory (UT) governments to impose restrictions. In Maharashtra, a 15-day Janata Curfew is underway while Delhi has imposed a night curfew and is planning to impose stricter curbs.
On Sunday, the state governments in Bihar and Tamil Naud also issued fresh coronavirus guidelines and imposed night curfews. The two states have also imposed a weekend lockdown and closed all schools and colleges amid the surge in cases.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi last week held a crucial meet with all top officials of the central government reiterated that the mantra of "testing, tracking and tracing" is the only solution to break the chain of the pandemic. He also urged officials to ramp up the vaccination drive across the country.
Posted By: Aalok Sensharma
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