India reports over 10,000 COVID-19 infections amid spike in positive cases

India, which is suddenly witnessing a spike in Novel Coronavirus cases in some parts, on Tuesday reported over 10,000 fresh infections

Feb 23, 2021
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India, which is suddenly witnessing a spike in Novel Coronavirus cases in some parts, on Tuesday reported over 10,000 fresh infections.

The country of 1.3 billion people reported 10,584 new cases in 24 hours between Monday and Tuesday mornings, taking the overall tally to 1,10,16,434.

As per the Union Health Ministry's update, the COVID-19 toll has surged to 1,56,463 with 78 fatalities apparently due to the virus in the same period.

The number of recoveries has increased to 1,07,12,665.

Though India, which has reasonably performed better in tackling the pandemic situation than the western world, has been reporting of late a spike in some parts which include Maharashtra, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Punjab.

Among the 36 states and union territories, Maharashtra topped the number of daily cases with over 5,000 fresh infections in the last 24 hours, followed by Kerala's 2,212.

(IBNS)

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