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India Records 62,258 New Coronavirus Cases, Year’s Highest Daily Spike So Far

Dais Newsfeed | 27/03/2021 12:22 PM | Click to read full article

India saw 62,258 new coronavirus infections in a day, the highest single day rise so far this year, taking the nationwide COVID-19 tally to 1,19,08,910, according to Union health ministry data updated on Saturday.

The 62,258 new cases were reported in a span of 24 hours, the highest since October 16, 2020, while the death toll increased to 1,61,240 with 291 daily new fatalities.