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Over 17,000 New COVID Cases in Delhi, Biggest 1-Day Spike So Far

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Over 17,000 New COVID Cases in Delhi, Biggest 1-Day Spike So Far
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Delhi on Wednesday, 14 April, reported 17,282 new coronavirus cases, the biggest one-day spike in the national capital ever since the pandemic began, taking the tally to 7,67,438. The death toll increased by 104 to 11,540.

Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is in self-isolation.

Earlier on Wednesday, India reported 1,84,372 fresh COVID-19 cases in the biggest one-day spike so far, taking the country’s total to 1,38,73,825, as the death toll rose by 1,027 to 1,72,085. As per data from the Union Health Ministry, there are 13,65,704 active cases in the country, while 1,23,36,036 patients have been discharged so far.

Snapshot
  • Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will be holding a meeting with Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Thursday
  • The Rajasthan government has imposed night curfew in all its cities from 6 pm to 6 am between 16 April and 30 April
  • Maharashtra on Wednesday reported 58,952 new coronavirus cases, taking the tally to 35,78,160
  • Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday announced that Section 144 will be imposed in the state from Wednesday for 15 days
  • Former Uttar Pradesh CM and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said he had tested positive for COVID-19, adding that he is in home isolation

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More than 31.39 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered till 8 pm on Wednesday in India, taking the vaccination tally to more than 11.43 crore, the Union Health Ministry said.

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Published: 14 Apr 2021, 9:39 AM IST
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