Coronavirus live updates: Breaking all records, India on Friday reported a massive surge of 386,452 cases, according to MoHFW. The cumulative caseload stands at 18,762,976 and the death toll from the virus has reached 208,330. India now has almost 3.2 million active cases. India has been reporting over 300,000 cases day-to-day for over a week now.
Maharashtra reported a record high of 66,159 new cases. Kerala registered 38,607 fresh cases and Uttar Pradesh 35,156. Delhi recorded 395 Covid-19 deaths and around 24,235 cases with positivity rate of 32.82 per cent. Karnataka reported a new all-time record on Friday with 39,047 Covid-19 cases in the final 24 hours.
The six most affected states by complete cases are Maharashtra (4,539,553), Kerala (1,533,984), Karnataka (1,439,822), Uttar Pradesh (1,217,955), Tamil Nadu (1,081,988), and Delhi (1,047,916).
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today chair a assembly of the Union Council of Ministers to speak about the prevailing situation in the country. This would be the first assembly of the council of ministers in the aftermath of the second one wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
World coronavirus update: Coronavirus cases rise unabated across the globe with 151,109,988 infected by the lethal contagion. While 128,983,997 have retrieved, 3,178,538 have died so far. America remains the worst-hit country with 33,044,062, followed by India, Brazil, France and Russia. Alternatively, up to now seven days, India has added the highest number of fresh cases at 2,443,290, followed by the Brazil (401,012) and US (390,419).