India today logged 37,593 fresh COVID-19 cases, a whopping 47.6 per cent higher than yesterday’s figure (25,467). The country also reported 648 deaths, a huge jump from the 354 deaths reported a day before.
With 24,296 new cases, Kerala continues to leads the states in daily Covid cases. The state also reported 173 deaths, the most deaths in a day by any state after Maharashtra (288).
Tamil Nadu with with 1,585 cases, Karnataka with 1,259, Andhra Pradesh with 1,248 were other southern states with over 1,000 Covid cases in a day. Telangana reported 389 Covid cases.
Gujarat (with 14 Covid case), Rajasthan (10), Bihar (9), Madhya Pradesh (5) – the four big states – reported zero Covid deaths in a day.
Delhi, the national capital, reported 151 fresh Covid and zero deaths ovr a span of 24 hours. The cumulative COVID-19 death count stands at 25,079 and the case fatality rate at 1.74 per cent.