By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : April 19, 2021, 12:00
Duration : 01:20
Covid-19: India hits another grim milestone, record single-day spike and 1,619 deaths
Hit by the second Covid wave, India recorded 2,73,810 fresh infections and 1,619 deaths in a new record high, taking the caseload to 1.5 crore; 1.78 lakh people have died so far. This is the fifth straight day that over 2 lakh cases were reported. Maharashtra, Delhi and Karnataka saw the biggest single-day surge in the last 24 hours. Maharashtra logged 68,631 infections, Delhi reported 25,462 new cases while Karnataka saw a spike of 19,067 cases.