Record spike in India's COVID-19 count

New Delhi: The COVID-19 pandemic in India grew by the highest number yet on Monday when 8,392 fresh cases were detected across the country in last 24 hours.

Maharashtra continued to add over 2,000 new cases while Delhi saw the biggest spike in COVID-19 count.

The total number of coronavirus cases in the country increased to 190,535.

The number of deaths from coronavirus infection were on the rise. The states recorded 230 coronavirus related fatalities in last 24 hours.

With a record spike in last 24 hours, India overtook France to become the seventh worst-affected country by coronavirus pandemic across the world, according to the data released by John Hopkins University. Desk: Asianet Online