Covid-19 Cases in India Highlights: As the second wave of coronavirus continues to engulf several parts of the country, the Centre on Monday said some states are showing very early signs of plateauing in daily new COVID-19 cases, while some remain a cause of concern. Addressing a news briefing, Joint Secretary in the Health Ministry Lav Agarwal said 13 states, including Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and Punjab, are showing early signs of plateauing, while states like Bihar, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura and West Bengal are showing an increasing trend in daily cases.
The devastating second wave of the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in India as the nation recorded more than 3.5 lakh fresh Covid-19 infections on Monday. This is the seventh day running when India has seen more than 3.5 lakh coronavirus cases.
On April 21st last month, India had breached the 3 lakh-mark in terms of the daily caseload. While the Narendra Modi government has said that it is chalking out a plan to scale up the Oxygen supply, the situation remains grim across India. In terms of fatalities, the official data says that close to 3,500 people lost their lives in the last 24 hours. But the crematoria, graveyards have a different story to say. Amid the buzz over national lockdown, here are the latest coronavirus updates from India and around the globe: