With over 5,000 cases being recorded in the last 24 hours, India sees a record jump in the number of daily cases between Tuesday and Wednesday while several relaxations have been allowed from Monday, May 18, the day India entered the fourth phase of the lockdown. About 140 deaths have been recorded in the past 24 hours taking the death toll to 3,303. The number of cases climbed to 1,06,750 in the country on Wednesday.
Of the 140 deaths reported since Monday morning, 76 were from Maharashtra, 25 from Gujarat, six each from West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh, five each from Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, three each from Tamil Nadu Karnataka and Telangana, two each from Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Jammu and Kashmir and one each from Odhisha and Punjab.
Of the 3,303 fatalities, Maharashtra tops the tally with 1,325 deaths. Gujarat comes second with 719 deaths, followed by Madhya Pradesh at 258, West Bengal at 250, Delhi at 168, Rajasthan at 143, Uttar Pradesh at 123, Tamil Nadu at 84 and Andhra Pradesh at 52