Coronavirus LIVE: Maharashtra cases cross 1 million-mark, toll at 28,724

Coronavirus India update: Worst-hit states are Maharashtra (990,795) Andhra Pradesh (537,687), Tamil Nadu (486,052), Karnataka (430,947), and UP (292,029). Stay tuned for coronavirus LIVE updates

A months-long lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus hurt India’s economy, growth numbers show. (Photo: Bloomberg.)
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Coronavirus update: With a highest single-day spike of 96,551 coronavirus cases, India's tally has surged past the 4.5-million mark to 4,562,414. With the latest addition, the country has recorded 625,667 cases in seven days alone. As many as 1,213 died on Thursday -- the most in a day -- taking India's death toll to 76,304. On Thursday, Maharashtra and Delhi recorded 23,446 and 4,308 cases, respectively. The national capital's tally has topped the 200,000 mark. The nationwide serosurvey conducted by the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) has ...