Delhi accounts for 1,083 COVID cases which is 57.37 percent of the new cases recorded in the country.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India stands at 16,522 active cases, while the death toll rose to 5,22,223.
Karnataka has made wearing of masks compulsory. Seventy-eight students at IIT Madras tested positive for COVID-19.
In as many as 21 states, including #Delhi & #UttarPradesh, the reproduction or ‘R’ value has climbed above one, meaning that infections are likely to spread further in coming days.
The same number for India stands at 1.46, the highest after more than 100 days. India’s infection numbers have doubled in a week as 12 states reported surges.
While the Jharkhand government asked all schools to suspend morning assembly, cultural programmes and sports activities, over a thousand people were penalized across Noida and Greater Noida in a day after they were allegedly found without face masks in public places.