Coronavirus: The number of COVID-19 cases in India has been rising
India has reported over three lakh cases of the highly infectious COVID-19 disease, caused by the coronavirus. The cases rose 2,903 today to reach 3,00,438. Maharashtra has the highest cases in India with 97,648, followed by Tamil Nadu with 40,698 and Delhi with 34,687.
India has the fourth-highest number of coronavirus cases among 10 nations worst-hit by coronavirus, for which no vaccine has been developed yet.
Coronavirus cases continue to rise across the country, days after the centre announced a new period of the lockdown under its "Unlock1" plan, which has eased restrictions in phases by allowing flights to resume, shops to reopen and offices to function, among other measures, with following strict safety rules and social distancing practices.