- DNA Video Team
- Apr 28, 2021, 09:35 PM IST
Here's a roundup of top stories from the world of politics, business, world and entertainment, which grabbed the spotlight and trended the most on various social media platforms on April 28 (Wednesday).
In top news of the day, India witnessed highest-ever spike of COVID-19 cases in a day in the world. 3,60,960 new COVID cases reported in last 24 hours and the total caseload now stands at 1,79,97,267. Currently, there are 29,78,709 active cases in the nation. With 3,293 new deaths were registered in 24 hrs, the country has crossed 2 lakh-mark of COVID death toll at its first. In last 24 hrs, 2,61,162 people have been discharged. So far, 14,78,27,367 COVID vaccine jabs have been inoculated. Meanwhile, as the registration for the third phase vaccination, covering people between 18-44 years, has started today, Ram Sewak Sharma, Chief of CoWin portal where eligible people have to register themselves, said the government is expecting the daily registration numbers to double from the existing 50 lakhs.