With 76,472 new cases in the last 24 hours, India on Saturday crossed the 34 lakh mark. According to the latest health bulletin from the Union of Health Ministry, India, the third worst-hit country in the world now logged 34,63,973 cases till date.
Raising concerns over the increasing mortality rate, Indian states and union territories recorded 1,021 deaths in one day. This is the fourth straight day that the country reported more than 1,000 Covid-19 fatalities. As per the data, there are 7,52,424 active cases while the number of recovered patients is now 26,48,999.
Meanwhile, cases continued to spike in Telugu states as Telangana on Saturday registered 9 deaths & 2,751 new Covid-19 cases. The total number of cases mounts to 1,20,166 of which 30,008 are active. 1,675 discharged & 62,300 samples.
Andhra Pradesh on Friday went past the grim mark of four lakh COVID-19 cases as over 10,000 were added afresh for the third straight day. AP read 4,03,616 total cases, 3,03,711 recoveries and 3,714 deaths.