Mumbai, May 24 -- Maharashtra on Saturday continued its grim trend of more than 2,000 Covid-19 cases in a day - the seventh in a row - with 2,608 fresh infections, taking the state's tally to 47,190.

The state also reported 60 more deaths, bringing the toll to 1,577.

Also on Saturday, Covid-19 cases in India saw the highest single-day spike for the second consecutive day with 6,413 new infections reported in a 24-hour span, taking the tally to over 1.29 lakh, while the death toll rose to 3,795 after 143 more fatalities.

Mumbai, the worst-hit city in the country, reported 1,566 new infections and 40 deaths over the past 24 hours, taking its tally to 28,817 and death toll to 949. In a bleak first, Mumbai recorded more than 1,000 cases per ...