Coronavirus: 41,806 Fresh COVID-19 Cases In India, 7.7% Higher Than Yesterday
India’s Covid caseload has risen to over 3.09 crore with 41,806 new cases, 7.7% higher than yesterday. 581 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours.
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Maharashtra, which has the highest number of cases in the country, added 8,602 cases over a 24-hour period. The fresh cases took the number of infections to over 61.81 lakh and 170 deaths took the cumulative death count to 1,26,390.
Kerala with 15,637 cases leads the states in most number of Covid cases in a day. It is followed by Maharashtra (8,602), Tamil Nadu (2,458) and Karnataka (1,990).
At a meting with his council of ministers ahead of the monsoon session of Parliament, PM Modi discussed preparations being made for a possible third wave – especially the steps being taken by the government to increase oxygen supply after the devastating experience of shortage during the second wave.