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India’s COVID-19 count tops 2.66 lakh; More 38 test positive for COVID-19 in Tripura

Confirmed Covid-19 cases in India stand at 2,66,598 with the highest single-day spike of 9987 new coronavius cases and 331 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the latest data from state governments.

Coronavirus cases in India crossed 2.66 lakh cases today after a record number of 9,987 cases were reported in 24 hours, even as the government allowed a number of relaxations from Monday after over two months of lockdown. This is the biggest single-day jump in cases as the country recorded over 9,000 cases for the seventh consecutive day. The country is closing in on 10,000 cases per day.

The death toll due to coronavirus pandemic inched towards the grim milestone of 7,500-mark. India recorded 266 fatalities on Monday. The deadly novel coronavirus claimed 7,466 lives in the country since the outbreak.

More 38 persons have been found positive on Monday.

38 people found COVID-19 POSITIVE in Tripura out of 1480 samples tested. All of them are from Sepahijala District and have returned from Chennai by train.

Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb in his tweet said” 38 people found COVID-19 POSITIVE in Tripura out of 1480 samples tested. All of them are from Sepahijala District and have returned from Chennai by train”.

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