India reports over 1.68 lakh COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, highest so far
India has reported 1,68,912 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the biggest single-day rise in cases since the pandemic began. The country also reported 904 more deaths in this period, the highest daily death toll reported this year. The total number of cases reached 1,35,27,717, while the death toll was pushed to 1,70,179.
Vaccinations will resume on Monday at 62 of the 71 designated private hospitals in Mumbai where the drive was halted earlier due to non-availability of COVID-19 vaccines, BMC said on Sunday. "The BMC received a total of 2,33,970 doses in the last two days. The civic body has disbursed some stock to the private hospitals," BMC added.