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India Records 68,020 New Covid-19 Infections, Highest Across World in Past 24 Hours

Dais Newsfeed | 29/03/2021 12:59 PM | Click to read full article

India saw 68,020 new coronavirus cases in a span of 24 hours, the highest single-day rise so far this year, taking the country's COVID-19 tally to above 1.20 crore.

This second wave of Covid-19 comes amid the heat of Assembly elections in West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Puducherry where campaigning is in full swing, raising fears of a rapid spread of infection due to crowding.