India on Saturday logged its highest ever single-day spike of 76,472 Covid-19 cases and 1,021 deaths

India on Saturday logged its highest ever single-day spike of 76,472 Covid-19 cases and 1,021 deaths

New Covid-19 cases in India have been rising at an alarming rate. The country’s doubling rate — the rate at which the total cases in the country would double was 32 days on Friday against 96 days in the United States and 68 in Brazil

India on Saturday logged its highest ever single-day spike of 76,472 Covid-19 cases and 1,021 deaths, pushing the country’s tally to over 3.46 million. This is the third consecutive day where more than 75,000 cases have been registered. The total cases include 752,424 active cases, over 2.6 million recoveries and 62,550 deaths.

Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu continue to be worst affected by the pandemic. Maharashtra, which has the highest caseload in the country, has recorded over 718,000 cases out of which active cases are at 173,195 and the death toll has crossed 23,000.

Meanwhile, Delhi which has seen a sudden rise in single-day tally over the past few days will increase the working hours of its dispensaries and clinics by two hours so that more Covid-19 tests can be carried out, state health minister Satyendar Jain said. On an average, 18,361 samples have been tested for the infection in the national capital during last week.

New cases in India have been rising at an alarming rate. The country’s doubling rate — the rate at which the total cases in the country would double — was 32 days on Friday against 96 days in the United States and 68 in Brazil.

76,472 new cases push India’s Covid-19 tally to over 3.46 million

As many as 76,472 people got infected and 1,021 died due to the novel coronavirus disease in India, pushing the country’s tally to over 3.46 million. The total cases include 752,424 active cases, over 2.6 million recoveries and 62,550 deaths.

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