In the last 24 hours, India recorded 1,61,736 new Covid cases. Reportedly, on Monday, Delhi reported 11,491 fresh COVID-19 cases and 72 deaths in the biggest single-day spike ever, while Maharashtra remains the worst-affected state with 51,751 new cases, down from yesterday’s 63,294, and 258 deaths in the last 24 hours. These two states also planning for lockdown but at the moment night curfew has been implemented in the states. Delhi government has informed that14 private hospitals in the city have been made “full COVID-19” hospitals and asked them not to admit patients other than those infected with the coronavirus. Nearly, 40 lakh people were vaccinated on the third day of the “Tika Utsav” or vaccine festival taking the total number of inoculations to over 10.85 crores.