India reported 2.47 lakh coronavirus cases today, the highest single-day rise in the ongoing wave.

This is a 27 per cent jump from yesterday when the country reported 1,94,720 cases.

The country's tally now stands at 3.63 crore, which includes 5,488 cases of Omicron variant

380 people have died of Covid during the past 24-hour period, according to the Health Ministry.

Maharashtra, one of the worst-hit states by the Covid pandemic, added 46,723 new COVID-19 cases, up more than 27 per cent from a day ago

The new cases included 86 infections of the highly contagious Omicron strain, pushing their cumulative count in the state to 1,367

Delhi reported 27,561 fresh Covid cases, which is a 29 per cent rise over the cases in the last 24 hours

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with chief ministers over the Covid situation today. This is the second review meeting by the prime minister with a week.