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February 28, 2024
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Covid19: With 2,61,500 Fresh Coronavirus Cases, India Sees Biggest-Ever Daily Spike

In the last 24 hours, India saw the deadliest day of the pandemic recording around 1,501 deaths and the highest ever daily spike of 2,61,500 infections, taking the caseload to 1.47 crore total cases.

Key Points:

  • This is the fourth straight day when over 2 lakh cases have been recorded.
  • Maharashtra (67,123), Uttar Pradesh (27,734), Delhi  (24,375), Karnataka (17,489), and Chhattisgarh (16,083) are the five states that recorded the highest number of cases since yesterday.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday held a high-level review meet to review the Covid situation.
  • With a surge in the cases, several states are reporting short of Covid ICU beds, Oxygen and essential drugs like Remedisivr.
  • Delhi Govt today wrote a letter to the prime minister seeing the urgent supply of oxygen & reservation of 7,000 beds out of central govt’s 10,000 beds for COVID-infected patients

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