India :The total number of people who have tested positive for Covid-19 in the country crossed the 1 lakh-mark today, with at least 4,041 new cases being reported in the past 24 hours.
According to the data put out by the Union health ministry at 8 am today, India had a total of 96,169 Covid-19 cases. However, if we add the number of new cases that have been reported in major states today, the overall number of Covid-19 cases crosses the 1-lakh mark.
The Union health ministry in its Tuesday morning bulletin too will confirm these figures.
With 2,033 new cases, Maharashtra registered the highest number of new Covid-19 cases today. The state now has a total of 35,058 cases of the novel coronavirus, state health minister Rajesh Tope said in a tweet.