After weeks of relief, India is yet again witnessing an uptick in daily Covid numbers

Following a major surge in Delhi which reported over 1,000 new cases on Wednesday.

Haryana and Uttar Pradesh are also witnessing a similar increase in infections.

On Wednesday, India's Covid count again breached the 2,000-mark in a  sharp spike vis-a-vis Tuesday's numbers. The active caseload has now  increased to 12,340.

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

The fresh rise in numbers has led to worries about the possibility of a fourth wave of Covid in a country

According to Delhi's graded action plan, a positivity rate of 5% or above can invite strict lockdown-like restrictions across the national capital.

However, so far, the Delhi government has not decided to reintroduce any restrictions except bringing back the mask mandate in public.