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India Registers Biggest Single-day Spike of Nearly 20,000 New Covid-19 Cases

India reported 19,906 fresh coronavirus cases in 24 hours – a record single-day figure – sending the overall covid tally to 5,28,859.

The death toll went up to 16,095 after 410 coronavirus-related fatalities were reported in a day.

According to health ministry figures released today morning, there are 2,03,051 active cases in the country while 3,09,712 patients have recovered so far.

The difference between recoveries and active cases now stands at 1.06 lakh. The recovery rate is at 58.56% amongst COVID-19 patients.

In yet another record high, India registered its biggest surge in the number of Covid-19 cases in one day with 19,906 new patients, taking the total to 5,28,859, the Union Health Ministry said.

This is the first time that more than 19,000 fresh cases have been reported in a single day in India which is the fourth worst-hit country in the world after the United States, Brazil and Russia. According to figures, India registered 410 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 16,095.

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