COVID-19 cases in India hit a new high

New Delhi: For the second straight day, the number of daily coronavirus cases in India hit a new high. The states registered 7,964 new cases in last 24 hours.

The total number of coronavirus cases in India surged to 173,763. Maharashtra continued to record the highest number of fresh cases in a single day. Several other states including Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Uttarakhand also witnessed a huge spike in daily COVID-19 count.

India also recorded the biggest spike in death toll related to coronavirus infection. At least 265 new deaths were reported in last 24 hours.

The total number of fatalities due to COVID-19 infection rose to 4,971. Maharashtra alone accounted for 50% of the total fatalities in India.

 

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