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Covid-19: India reports biggest single-day spike since Oct 2020 with over 68,000 new cases Covid-19 Spike
Passenger undergoes thermal screening at Patna junction in Patna on Sunday (Image Credit: UNI)

Covid-19: India reports biggest single-day spike since Oct 2020 with over 68,000 new cases

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 29 Mar 2021, 12:07 pm

New Delhi/IBNS: India, which was once reporting a gradual decline in Novel Coronavirus cases, on Monday reported the biggest daily spike in cases since October, 2020.

The country has reported 68,020 new cases in the last 24 hours, taking the overall tally of infections to 1.20 crore.

The Covid-19 toll has further increased to 1.61 lakh with 291 deaths reported in 24 hours between Sunday and Monday mornings.

1.13 crore people have so far recuperated from the deadly disease with 32,231 Covid-19 patients recovering in the last 24 hours.

Maharashtra, Karnataka and Punjab are the top three states to register the maximum number of Coronavirus cases.

About 84.5% of the new cases have been reported from eight states including Maharashtra, which is seeing a massive surge in cases.

Over six crore people have so far been vaccinated amid the worry over the rise in cases.