With over 11,500 fresh cases reported in the last 24 hours, the COVID infections in India on Monday rose to 3.32 lakh. The death toll also crossed the 9,500-mak to stand at 9520 deaths, Indian Express reported.
While nearly 1.7 lakh people have recovered, there are over 1.5 lakh active infections in the country. Maharashtra, the worst-affected state, has over 1 lakh cases, followed by Tamil Nadu and Delhi.
India is the fourth country worst-hit by coronavirus, after the United States, Brazil, and Russia.
After a review meeting with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, LG Anil Baijal, and other authorities on Sunday, Shah has called a meeting of all political parties active in Delhi on Monday to review Covid-19 situation in the national capital. Assuring assistance to the capital city, he said that the testing for the virus would be doubled in Delhi in the next two days and subsequently increased by three times.
Globally, over 7.9 million people have been infected with more than 4.3 lakh deaths. China is racing to control a new outbreak in Beijing that reached nearly 100 infections over the weekend as it faces the biggest test of its coronavirus containment strategy yet. Beijing locked down 10 residential compounds in northwestern Haidian district on Monday, after finding coronavirus cases at nearby Yuquandong market.(Indian Express)