Second wave of Covid-19 grips India, over 1.26 lakh new cases reported in last 24 hours

India on Thursday recorded a massive surge of 126,315 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry. With this, India has seen the biggest-ever daily surge, taking the caseload to 1,29,28,574. The country also recorded 685 related deaths. The death toll from the deadly infection stands at 166,892.