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India’s Daily COVID Count Witnesses 40% Spike With 7,240 New Cases

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According to the Union Health Ministry, the number of current COVID cases in India has risen to 32,498. According to the government data, India has 3,591 new recoveries.

New Delhi: On Thursday, India reported 7,240 new COVID cases, up nearly 40% from the day before, including 8 deaths, as infections spiked in Maharashtra and Kerala. The data released by the Union Health Ministry states that the country experienced 3,591 discharges in the previous 24 hours, bringing the total recovery rate to roughly 98.71 percent and total recoveries to 4,26,40,301.

After 94 days, India’s daily coronavirus infections surpassed 5,000 (the country reported 5,233 cases yesterday), bringing the overall number of active cases to 32,498, according to the Union Health Ministry. According to the government, there are 3,641 active cases of the virus in the country.

According to government data updated at 8 a.m., the total death toll has risen to 5,24,723. Since the start of the pandemic, India has reported 4.31 crore COVID cases.

Maharashtra reported 2,701 new cases on Wednesday, the highest number since January 25. Mumbai was responsible for at least 42% of the illnesses. One case of B.A.5 variation has been in the western state.

In the previous 24 hours, Kerala has reported 2,271 new cases. In just one week, the southern state has reported 10,805 new infections.

On August 7, 2020, India’s COVID-19 tally surpassed 20 lakh, followed by 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5, and 50 lakh on September 16. It exceeded the 60 lakh milestone on September 28, the 70 lakh mark on October 11, the 80 lakh mark on October 29, the 90 lakh mark on November 20, and the one-crore mark on December 19.

Last year, the country passed the two-crore mark on May 4 and the three-crore mark on June 23.

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