A health worker collects a swab sample for coronavirus test, at Nizamuddin Railway Station, in New Delhi. (Amal KS/HT file photo)

LIVE: West Bengal reports 5,892 new Covid-19 cases, tally reaches 630,116

India's coronavirus disease (Covid-19) caseload has now climbed to 1,3873,825 including 172,085 deaths, 12,336,036 recoveries and 1,365,704 active cases.
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2021 11:23 PM IST

India on Wednesday witnessed another highest single day spike in its daily tally of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) after 184,372 new cases were recorded in the last 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry's dashboard. More than 1,000 deaths were reported while active cases increased by 101,006 during this period, the update showed. The country's caseload has now climbed to 1,3873,825 including 172,085 deaths, 12,336,036 recoveries and 1,365,704 active cases.


The health ministry also said on Tuesday that ten states including Maharashtra, Delhi, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh have seen a rise in their daily Covid-19 cases.


Maharashtra- which is the worst hit state from the pandemic, registered another spike of 60,212 new Covid-19 disease cases on Tuesday, as per the state health department's bulletin, pushing the caseload to over 3.51 million. With a view to curb the spread of the disease, the Maha-Vikas Aghadi led government in the state decided to impose section 144 across Maharashtra from tonight 8pm till May 1 7am and all essential services will be exempted between 7am and 8pm. Making this announcement during a press briefing, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday urged residents to not venture out of their homes unless almost necessary.


Delhi on Tuesday added the highest ever single day spike of 13,468 new Covid-19 cases with chief minister Arvind Kejriwal pointing out the current wave of infections in the national capital is very severe and the youth and children are most affected by it. Addressing a press conference, Kejriwal also requested the Centre to cancel the upcoming CBSE board exams as the exam centres can turn into massive Covid hotspots.


The global Covid-19 tally, meanwhile, has climbed over 138 million with 2,971,864 deaths and 111,032,185 recoveries, according to figures given by worldometers.

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