By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : August 09, 2020, 12:00
Duration : 01:29
Coronavirus: Biggest single day spike of 64,399 cases in 24 hours, tally over 21 Lakh
A record single-day spike of 64,399 new coronavirus patients has taken India's Covid tally past 21 lakh-mark, the Union Health Ministry said this morning, adding that over 14.8 lakh patients have recovered so far. This is the third consecutive day that the country has recorded more than 60,000 fresh COVID-19 infections in 24 hours as the government data shows. A total of 43,379 Covid-linked deaths have been logged so far; 861 deaths have been registered since yesterday. With the latest surge, the country's coronavirus count has reached 21,53,011 cases, which includes 6,28,747 active cases. Maharashtra, the worst-affected state, on Saturday passed 5 lakh-mark.