India’s daily COVID infections rose by 28,903 on Wednesday, marking the highest increase since December 13. The nationwide infections stand at 1,14,38,734, including 2,34,406 active cases and 1,10,45,284 recoveries.
The death toll due to COVID holds at 1,59,044, including 188 fatalities recorded in the last 24 hours.
Approximately 62% of infections and 46% of the deaths in the past 24 hours were reported in Maharashtra.
India has the world’s highest number of coronavirus infections after Brazil and the United States.