India sees highest 1-day spike with 5,242 COVID-19 cases
The number of coronavirus cases in India continues to rise at a higher rate as more than 5000 cases were reported on Monday (May 18, 2020).
India recorded the highest spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours taking the total tally to 96,169.
India now stands at the list of top 10 countries affected by the deadly virus. With over 33,053 cases, Maharashtra continues to lead with the most number of infected patients followed by Gujarat (11,379), Tamil Nadu (11,224) and Delhi (10,054).
The number of cases in India now exceeds China which is the epicentre of the virus outbreak.