With highest single-day spike of 64,399 cases, India's COVID-19 tally reaches 21,53,011

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Published: August 9,2020 12:29 PM
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August 9, 2020: With 64,399 new cases reported in the last 24 hours, the total cases in India has now risen to 21,53,011.

August 9, 2020: With 64,399 new cases reported in the last 24 hours, the total cases in India has now risen to 21,53,011. Of these, 6,28,747 are active cases, while 14,80,885 patients have already been discharged, data from the Union Health Ministry showed.





As many as 861 deaths were reported, taking the casualties to 43,379. For eleven straight days now, Covid-19 cases have in India have risen by over 50,000. Globally, over 19.5 million cases of coronavirus and 7.25 lakh deaths have been reported.



Maharashtra has 1,47,355 active coronavirus cases, the highest in the country.





According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 7,19,364 samples were tested on August 8 while over 2.41 crores samples so far have been tested in the country.