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Coronavirus: India sets an unprecedented record during the second wave

By Rajan Nath -- April 07, 2021 11:04 am -- Updated:April 07, 2021 11:11 am

Coronavirus India Updates Second Wave: India on Wednesday recorded the biggest-ever daily new cases of coronavirus with 1.15 lakh new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours.

This is for the first time India has reported around 1.15 lakh new cases in a single day since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. With this, India has set an unprecedented, grim record during the second wave of coronavirus.

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Coronavirus India Updates Second Wave: India recorded biggest-ever daily new cases of coronavirus with 1.15 lakh new Covid-19 cases.

According to the government, the next four weeks would be "very, very critical".

The total number of COVID-19 cases in India has increased to 1,28,01,785 after 1,15,736 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

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Coronavirus India Updates Second Wave: India recorded biggest-ever daily new cases of coronavirus with 1.15 lakh new Covid-19 cases.

India also recorded 59,856 new discharges, and 630 new deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Health Ministry.

Coronavirus India Updates Second Wave: India recorded biggest-ever daily new cases of coronavirus with 1.15 lakh new Covid-19 cases.

Meanwhile, the total recoveries have gone up to 1,17,92,135 while active cases have reached 8,43,473 and the death toll in India has increased to 1,66,177.

Maharashtra is the worst-hit state that reported over 55,000 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Likewise, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Uttar Pradesh are the 5 states with the highest rise in daily infections.

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