New Delhi, April 7: As many as 115,736 new Covid cases were detected during the last 24 hours in India, the highest daily count so far.
According to government data, Maharashtra reported 55,000 fresh cases while 9,921 cases were reported from Chhattisgarh.
India has now 8,43,473 active cases.
Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday chaired a high-level meeting through Video Conference to review the situation of COVID-19 and progress of vaccination in 11 States/UTs including Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab and Rajasthan. These states have been reporting very high rise in daily cases and daily mortality because of COVID-19 in the last two weeks.