India recorded 5,611 new coronavirus cases today — its biggest one-day jump since the pandemic started, according to the country’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
This past weekend, India saw its infection numbers surge, with total cases increasing by 10,000 in just two days. The latest numbers raise the national total to 106,750 cases and 3,303 deaths, said the ministry.
The highest number of cases have been concentrated in the western state of Maharashtra, which has 37,136 cases and 1,325 deaths so far.
India has conducted more than 2.5 million tests nationwide so far, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research.