India is once again witnessing spike in COVID-19 cases. In the last 24 hours the country reported 2,183 new cases and 214 deaths due to the virus

The new cases of COVID-19 reported on Monday are 89.82 per cent higher than 1,150 infections logged on Sunday.

The daily positivity rate now stands at 0.83 per cent, remarkably higher than 0.31 per cent registered on Sunday.

As new variants are coming into discovery, the WHO has said that it is extremely important for all to get vaccinated against the virus

North India has been reporting most number of COVID-19 cases, pushing the country's tally of new infections higher.

Delhi alone has reported a rise of 145 per cent over last week's tally of 943. The national capital accounted for more than a third of all cases reported in the country.

Neighbouring Haryana saw a surge of 118 per cent in weekly cases to 1,119 from the previous week's count of 514.

Uttar Pradesh too reported a whopping 141 per cent spike in new COVID cases, with 540 infections this week as compared to 224 in the last week.