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Coronavirus pandemic creates new record in India with jump of over 77,000 COVID-19 cases

Aug. 28, 2020, 3:44 p.m.

New Delhi: Despite a lengthy lockdown which was intended to curb the COVID-19 virus, the coronavirus pandemic is getting more serious with each passing day.

The number of coronavirus infections is rising at an alarming rate in India with thousands falling victim to the COVID-19 virus every day.

The situation has become so dangerous that the number of coronavirus patients is rising by over 1,00,000 every two days as daily spikes of over 50,000 COVID-19 infections are coming to light for the past few days.

The daily rise in fresh coronavirus cases is setting new records every day as the COVID-19 virus continues to play havoc.

As Unlock 3 unfolds, the coronavirus pandemic is assuming even more alarming proportions with the number of COVID-19 infections rising by leaps and bounds.

In terms of the daily rise in the number of COVID-19 cases is concerned, India has now surpassed even the United States, which has been the worst affected by the coronavirus pandemic among the major countries.

Today the figures have revealed the most horrific rise in the number of coronavirus cases in India so far. The number of coronavirus infections in the country is increasing exponentially. The increasing number of COVID-19 patients everyday is disturbing. 

Barring three days, since August 7, the number of coronavirus infections in the country has been increasing by more than 60 thousand daily. The number of coronavirus infections in the country has been increasing by more than 75,000 for the last two days. 

Today, the number of coronavirus infections has increased by 77,266. 

According to the latest update released this morning by the Health Department, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country is 33,87,501, in which 61,529 people have died. There are currently 7,42,023 active coronavirus cases in the country. At the same time, the number of recoveries has increased to 25,83,948. In the last 24 hours, the number of coronavirus infections in the country has increased by 77,266, while 1057 people have died.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 3 crore 94 lakh 77 thousand 848 COVID-19 tests have been done in the country so far.

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