India sets world record of highest single-day spike of coronavirus cases
According to details, the number of Covid-19 infections in India is increasing just as the government began easing restrictions to help country’s battered economy.
The surge raised India’s tally to more than 4.2m, while over 1,000 fresh fatalities pushed the death toll to 71,705.
Eight states of India reported record single-day spikes including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Kerala, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat.
Meanwhile, the number of recoveries also reached more than three million.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide topped 26 million, more than half of them from the United States, India and Brazil.
The number of coronavirus infection cases across the world has surged to 26,821,513 and the pandemic has so far claimed over 879,445 lives.
According to latest data, 18,926,540 patients have recovered from the pandemic so far.
Some parts of Europe have reopened schools and shops, meanwhile, UK called it was too early to follow suit as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson emerged after his own battle with the virus.
With some of Europe's worst-hit nations reporting drops in daily death counts, governments are exploring how to relax confinement orders exacting their own damaging economic and psychological tolls.