India reported 42,015 new COVID cases in the past 24 hours, much higher than Tuesday’s 30,000, taking the total infections to over 3.12 crore. 3,998 deaths were reported in the last day, highest since June 12, after Maharashtra revised its data. Maharashtra added 3,509 COVID-19 deaths after revising its data for the 14th time leading to a massive surge in total fatalities today. 489 new deaths were reported from the rest the country taking the total tally to 3,998. Total deaths have crossed 4.18 lakh since the beginning of the pandemic.