In India, over the past day, 115,736 thousand new cases of coronavirus infection were confirmed, this is the largest daily increase since the beginning of the pandemic. The statistics were published on Wednesday, April 7, on the website of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The last time the anti-record was set on April 5, then it amounted to 103,558 cases of infection.
Most of the new cases were recorded in the state of Maharashtra, as well as in Chhattisgarh and Karnataka.
The number of deaths due to coronavirus increased in India per day by 630 and reached 166.1 thousand. A total of 843 473 people are being treated, 11 682 136 patients have recovered during the pandemic.
In total, over 12.8 million cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in the country today.
In India, the number of new cases of coronavirus infection has been on the rise in recent weeks. In this regard, the authorities urge citizens to wear masks, keep distance and other preventive measures.
On March 24, the country was identified In India, a new type of coronavirus infection with a double mutation was identified. Then the authorities said that there is still little information to establish a direct link between the occurrence of mutations and the accelerated increase in the incidence of COVID-19 in a number of Indian states.
In addition, British, Brazilian and South African strains of COVID-19 have been found in India.