India Records Highest COVID-19 Daily Spike

A health worker collects a swab sample from a resident for COVID-19 tests at Dharavi slum in Mumbai, India on Feb. 23, 2021. (Photo Xinhua)

Addis Ababa April 5, 2021 (Walta) – India recorded a single-day spike of 103,558 COVID-19 cases on Monday, the highest so far, taking the tally to 12,589,067.


With 478 deaths since Sunday morning, the death toll stood at 165,101.


According to Xinhua, there are still 741,830 active cases in the country, while 11,682,136 people have been discharged so far from hospitals after medical treatment.


The world’s second most populated nation reported 103,558 cases in a single day.


There was an increase of 50,233 active cases during the previous 24 hours, out of which maximum cases were reported from the southwestern state of Maharashtra.