India's daily COVID cases hit five-month high

India's daily COVID cases hit five-month high
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  • calendar-gray 26 March 2021

India's Health and Family Welfare Ministry confirmed in its latest update that 59,118 people across the nation tested positive for the coronavirus disease in the past twenty-four hours, APA reports citing Teletrader.

The figure brings the total number of cases in the country to 11,846,652 and marks India's highest daily jump in COVID-19 cases since October 18, when health officials confirmed 61,871 new infections.

The number of virus-related deaths increased by 257 to land at 160,949, while recoveries reached 11,264,637, rising by 32,987 in the time period.

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