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COVID-19: With more than 3 Lakh cases, India records World’s biggest daily spike

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India saw a record spike in Covid-19 infections with 3.14 lakh new cases, the world’s biggest-ever daily surge, taking the caseload to 1.59 crore. 2,104 deaths were also reported in the country since yesterday.

The total number of active cases in the country rose to 22,91,428.

Maharashtra reported 67,468 infections (accounting for 22% of the new cases) on April 21, followed by Uttar Pradesh with 33,214 new infections and Delhi with 24,638 new cases. 

Prior to India, only the United States of America recorded more than 3 lakh cases in a single day. 

Oxygen crisis precipitated by the second wave of Covid-19 in India appear to be intensifying with complaints of shortage from several states.

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