In the last 24 hours, India added close to 11,000 cases in its tally, taking its caseload to 3,54,065. Meanwhile, the death toll has reached 11,903 with 2,003 new fatalities — the most in a day.
With this, India has become the eighth-most-affected country by death toll.
Two states each reported their sharpest single-day spikes: Haryana (550), and Andhra Pradesh (385).
Overall, five states with the biggest 24-hour jump in total cases are Maharashtra (2,701), Delhi (1,859), Tamil Nadu (1,515), Haryana (550), and Gujarat (522).
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