By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

The India Ministry of Health and Family Welfare reported a one day record of COVID-19 cases Friday, recording nearly 70,000. This comes after the country tested more than 1 million people in a 24 hour period, another record.

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With the addition of 69,874 cases, India’s total now stands at 2,975,701, the third highest on the globe.

Of the total, 697,330  are active cases, while more than 2.2 million have recovered. Nearly 56,000 COVID-19 related fatalities have been reported as of yesterday.

Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, and Andhra Pradesh states have seen the most cases.



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