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Record single-day surge of nearly 35K Covid cases, tally crosses 1 million

This is the sixth consecutive day when more than 28,000 cases were recorded


A health worker wearing PPE kit collects the swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test at a collection centre, during the lockdown, in Patna on Thursday.

Press Trust of India New Delhi
With a record single day surge of 34,956 cases, India's COVID-19 tally zoomed past a million on Friday, just three days after it crossed the nine-lakh mark, according to the Union Health Ministry data.

The total coronavirus caseload in the country surged to10,03,832, while death toll mounted to 25,602 with the highest number of 687 fatalities recorded in a day, the data updated at 8 am on Friday showed.

A total of 22,942 people have recuperated in the past 24 hours, the highest number of recoveries in a day, taking the total number of recovered cases to 6,35,756, while there

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First Published: Jul 17 2020 | 10:55 AM IST

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