Coronavirus LIVE: Bihar conducts record of 1 lakh COVID-19 tests; Tally past 94,000
New Delhi, Aug 14: Bihar claimed to have conducted a record number of over one lakh COVID-19 tests in the last 24 hours, during which 10 more patients succumbed to the virus and 3,906 fresh cases were reported. According to a bulletin issued by the state health department, the death toll rose to 484, while the tally soared to 94,459, with 31,567 active cases.
Meanwhile, India scaled a new high on Thursday by testing over 8.3 lakh samples in last 24 hours, the highest tested for COVID-19 in a day so far, even as new cases continued to increase registering a record single-day surge of 66,999 cases. The government maintained that increasing number of positive cases should be seen in tandem with the positivity rate and recovery of patients.
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