Coronavirus India Updates, August 27: India reports highest single-day increase of over 75,000 cases

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India Coronavirus Cases, Vaccine, Lockdown Latest Update: The recovery rate in India has risen to 76.24 per cent while the fatality rate has further declined to 1.83 per cent. The active cases comprise of 21.93 per cent of the total caseload.

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Coronavirus India Updates: India has registered 75,760 coronavirus infections and 1,023 deaths in the last 24 hours ending 8 am on Thursday. Today’s jump of cases is the highest that any country has ever recorded on a single day since the start of the outbreak. With this, the total number of cases went past 33 lakh, of which 60,472 people have succumbed to the pandemic, 7,25,991 are active cases while 25,23,771 have recovered so far, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Now, the recovery rate has risen to 76.24 per cent while the fatality rate has further declined to 1.83 per cent. The active cases comprise of 21.93 per cent of the total caseload. The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has said a cumulative total of 3,85,76,510 samples have been tested up to August 26 with 9,24,998 samples being tested on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, two male volunteers were given the first shot of the ‘Covishield’ vaccine, being manufactured by Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII), at Bharti Vidyapeeth’s Medical College and Hospital on Wednesday. 

Also, a Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting is scheduled to be held on Thursday, during which most of the states are likely to confront the Centre on clearances of GST compensation payments pending since April this year.

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