Delhi recorded its highest ever single-day fatalities — 306 people died as more than 26,000 fresh cases were logged. The national capital is battling a devastating wave of coronavirus and a recurring oxygen shortage. Meanwhile, Maharashtra reported 67,013 new Covid-19 cases and 568 deaths in the last 24 hours. Uttar Pradesh recorded highest single-day spike of 34,379 cases.
The six most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (4,094,840), Kerala (1,322,054), Karnataka (1,109,650), Tamil Nadu (962,935), Andhra Pradesh (942,135), Uttar Pradesh (976,765) and Delhi (956,348).
World coronavirus update: Coronavirus cases rise unabated across the globe with 145,312,232 infected by the deadly contagion. While 123,579,848 have recovered, 3,084,357 have died so far. The US remains the worst-hit country with 32,668,810, followed by India, Brazil, France and Russia. However, in the past seven days, India has added the highest number of fresh cases at 1,853,916, followed by the US (456,676) and Brazil (445,231).