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Coronavirus: India records highest spike in COVID-19 cases and deaths

By Rajan Nath -- April 28, 2021 11:20 am -- Updated:April 28, 2021 11:28 am

Coronavirus India Updates: India on Wednesday once again recorded its highest-ever single-day spike of coronavirus cases and COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours.

As per the updates given by the Union Health Ministry, India reported 3,60,960 new coronavirus cases, 3293 deaths and 2,61,162 discharges in the last 24 hours.

Coronavirus India Updates: India once again recorded highest-ever single-day spike of coronavirus cases and COVID-19 deaths.

This is for the first time that India had recorded more than 3,000 deaths due to COVID-19.

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The total number of coronavirus cases has increased to 1,79,97,267 while the total recoveries have gone up to 1,48,17,371 while the death toll has reached 2,01,187 and Active cases stand at 29,78,709.

Coronavirus India Updates: India once again recorded highest-ever single-day spike of coronavirus cases and COVID-19 deaths.

A total of 14,78,27,367 people have been administered COVID-19 vaccines so far.

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According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 28,27,03,789 samples have been tested up to April 27, 2021, for COVID-19. Of these 17,23,912 samples were tested on Tuesday.

Coronavirus India Updates: India once again recorded highest-ever single-day spike of coronavirus cases and COVID-19 deaths.

Meanwhile, India has started the third phase of COVID-19 vaccination. The registration for people above the age of 18 years to begin on cowin.gov.in, Aarogya Setu App, and UMANG App at 4 PM on Wednesday.

The appointments at State Government centers and private centers depending on how many vaccination centers ready on May 1, the Aarogya Setu stated.

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