The spike in numbers shows India can't take lax attitude
The rise in COVID-19 cases, however, shows that India can't let its guard down. On Monday, 9,000 fresh cases were reported in the country, taking the nationwide tally past 2.66 lakh. The death toll due to COVID-19 also climbed to 7,476.
With 88,529 cases, Maharashtra now has more coronavirus cases than China, where the outbreak happened in December.