New Delhi: India’s tally rose to 2,66,598 on Tuesday morning, after 9,987 cases were reported in 24 hours. This is the highest single-day rise so far. The toll increased to 7,466 after 266 deaths were reported in a day. India is now the fifth most-affected country in the world.
The cases in Maharashtra rose to 90,787 on Tuesday after 2,259 more people tested positive for the infection. Mumbai alone has over 50,000 cases now. India’s coronavirus tally rose to 2,66,598 and the toll reached 7,466. The country is now the fifth most-affected in the world.
Globally, the coronavirus has infected more than 72.37 lakh people and claimed over 4.11 lakh lives so far, according to the Johns Hopkins University. As many as 33.70 lakh people have recovered.