Shubham Jaiswal (firstname.lastname@example.org)
India recorded a spike of 34,884 Covid cases in the last 24 hours, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare. With 671 casualties reported in a day, the death toll due to coronavirus has increased to 26,273.
The total number of positive cases now stand at 10,38,716, including 3,58,692 active cases and 6,53,751 cured/discharged/migrated patients, according to government data. This is the seventh consecutive day when more than 28,000 cases were recorded.
Maharashtra — the worst-affected state from the deadly virus — has a total of 2,92,589 coronavirus cases and 11,452 fatalities. While Tamil Nadu has a tally of 1,60,907 cases and 2,315 deaths due to COVID-19, Delhi has reported a total of 1,20,107 cases and 3,571 deaths due to the virus.
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said 1,34,33,742 samples were tested for COVID-19 till yesterday. Out of them 3,61,024 samples were tested yesterday.