Mumbai: According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, in the last 24 hours India reported 54,044 new COVID cases and 717 deaths following which the countries COVID19 tally crossed the 76-lakh mark and reached 76,51,108 on Wednesday.
As per the MoHFW, the COVID-19 count includes 7,40,090 active cases and 67,95,103 cured/discharged/migrated cases. With 717 deaths in the last 24 hours, the total death count due to the disease has reached 1,15,914.
Whereas, Indian Council Medical Research (ICMR) reported that a total of 9,72,00,379 samples have been tested in the country for COVID19 till Tuesday.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit state by COVID19 in the country. The state has 1,74,755 active cases. While 13,92,308 patients have recovered from the disease in the state, 42,453 have died so far.