India’s coronavirus cases breached the 28-lakh mark with the highest ever single-day spike of 69,652 fresh cases of infections. While the death toll rose to 53,866 with 977 fatalilties reported in the last 24 hours.

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New Delhi: India’s coronavirus cases breached the 28-lakh mark with the highest ever single-day spike of 69,652 fresh cases of infections. While the death toll rose to 53,866 with 977 fatalities reported in the last 24 hours.

The total cases stand at 28,36,926 which is inclusive of 6,86,395 active cases, 20,96,665 cured cases and 53,866 the number of deaths.

On Wednesday, a record of 9,18,470 samples were tested said the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) taking the total number of samples tested till August 19 to 3,26,61,252.

As per the Ministry, Maharashtra remains the worst affected state with a total of 1,56,920 active cases, 4,37,870 cured patients while the death toll stands at 20,687.

Followed by Tamil Nadu with 53,860 active cases, 2,89,787 discharged patients and death toll of 6,007.

Andhra Pradesh`s active case tally stands at 85,130 while the number of cured patients are 2,18,311 and 2,820 fatalities while Delhi has a total of 11,068 active cases, 1,39,447 discharged patients and 4,226 deaths.

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