Highest 1-day rise ever, India records 2.5L cases
The Times of India Mumbai|January 13, 2022
In A First Since October 27, Daily Toll Crosses 200
Atul.Thakur

In the biggest single-day increase in cases since the beginning of the pandemic, India reported nearly 2.47 lakh fresh infections on Wednesday—over 50,000 higher than the previous day’s count, even as the tally went past the 2-lakh mark for the first time since May 26.

With numbers from Tripura yet to come, Wednesday had already seen 2,46,443 new infections. The final count is likely to exceed 2.47 lakh. The previous highest increase in cases in a single day was a jump of 43,196 recorded on April 27, 2021, when the second wave was nearing its peak.

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