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India’s COVID19 tally crosses 90,000-mark; death toll at 2,872

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India recorded the highest single-day spike in Covid-19 infections with 4,987 new cases in the last 24 hours as the national tally crossed the 90,000-mark on Saturday, according to the Union health ministry.

The jump in the number of Covid-19 cases comes on the last day of the third round of the lockdown, which was first imposed from March 25.

It is scheduled to end on Sunday night and the norms for the next round would be announced before that.


As of 8am on Sunday, the cases in India stood at 90,927, the number of deaths at 2,872 and the number of those recovered at 34,108.