A health worker takes a break at a hospital treating Covid-19 patients in Kolkata on Saturday, May 8, 2021. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra)
The six most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (5,101,737), Karnataka (1,934,378), Kerala (1,922,249), Uttar Pradesh (1,503,490), Tamil Nadu (1,380,259), Delhi (1,323,567), and Andhra Pradesh (1,287,603).
World coronavirus update: Coronavirus cases rise unabated across the globe with 158,953,101 infected by the deadly contagion. While 137,378,760 have recovered, 3,306,229 have died so far. The US remains the worst-hit country with 33,476,781, followed by India, Brazil, France and Turkey. However, in the past seven days, India has added the highest number of fresh cases at 2,746,255, followed by the Brazil (424,653) and US (299,567).