While Telangana hinted over the reinfection cases, and Delhi has been recording a sharp rise in poise cases, India on Thursday logged over 75,000. Recorded as the highest single-day spike, Indian states and union territories reported 75,760 fresh cases while the total caseload crossed 33 lakh mark.
According to the recent health bulletin released by the Union Health Ministry on Thursday, India clocked 1,017 fatalities while the country’s death toll has breached the 60,00-mark. Raising concerns, India is now only a notch below Mexico’s toll (61,450).
Of the total infected, 7,25,991 are active cases, 2,523,771 patients have been cured/discharged/migrated. Maharashtra (718,711), Tamil Nadu (397,261), Andhra Pradesh (3,82,469), Karnataka (300,000), and Uttar Pradesh (197,000) continued to top the list of worst-hit states in the country.
The total number of samples tested up to August 26 is 3,85,76,510 including 9,24,998 samples tested yesterday, stated Indian Council of Medical Research in the recent press release.
In Andhra Pradesh, meanwhile, a new record high of 10,830 fresh cases of COVID-19 were reported in a day, as the states aggregate tally shot up to 3,82,469 on Wednesday. Telangana, on the other hand, reported 2,795 new cases taking the total caseload to 1,14,438.