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India Records Record Daily Increase of Over 3.8 Lakh in Covid-19 Cases in One Day | India News


NEW DELHI: India on Friday saw a record daily increase of more than 3.86 lakh of new Covid-19 cases and continued to record more than 3,000 deaths for the third day in a row, according to data from the Union Ministry of Health updated at 8 a.m. .
With 386,452 new cases registered on Friday, the total Covid-19 case count in India is now 1.87,62,976, the highest since the pandemic began in 2019.

Deaths increased by 3,498 in the last 24 hours, bringing the total death toll to 2,08,330, according to data from the Health Ministry. While the daily count remained above 3,000, it witnessed a minor drop compared to yesterday.

India has added about 7.7 million cases to its total case burden since late February, when its second wave accelerated, according to a Reuters tally.
By contrast, it took India almost six months to add the previous 7.7 million cases.

Times of India