India Becomes 2nd Country After US to Register Over 1 Lakh Daily COVID-19 Cases

India has become only the second country in the world, after the United States, to add more than 100,000 cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in a single day at any time during the pandemic.

According to the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Monday, the country added 103,796 coronavirus disease cases recorded in the last 24 hours. The day’s spike in Covid-19 cases has now pushed India’s infection tally up to 12,589,067, as per the health ministry’s dashboard at 8 AM.

It is to be mentioned that India alone is clocking 103,796 cases daily, amid renewed fears over a new wave of the pandemic forcing Maharashtra to imposed a virtual shutdown and senior government officials hurrying to review the urgency of the situation.