The total number of confirmed Coronavirus positive cases in India has crossed 67,000-mark and the death toll stands at 2,206, latest data by the Union Health Ministry showed on Monday. 20,917 people have been cured/discharged/migrated, it added. The number of COVID-19 cases has risen sharply across the country in the last few days.
Punjab, Tamil Nadu, and Delhi have seen the largest increase in cases among the top ten states with the majority of cases over the last seven days and similarly account for 44 per cent of all new active cases. Fatalities in West Bengal, Gujarat, and Rajasthan have surged the most over the same period. Over the past seven days, these three states account for 34 per cent of all COVID-19 related deaths.