ndia recorded its single-day increase in coronavirus cases above 16,000 for the second consecutive day as the infection tally rose to 1,10,63,491, while the recoveries have surged to 1,07,50,680.
A total of 16,577 infections were reported in a day, while the death toll increased to 1,56,825 with 120 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed. According to the data, the Union Territory of Lakshadweep has reported its first death.
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According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 21,46,61,465 samples have been tested up to February 25, of which 8,31,807 samples were tested on Thursday.
Meanwhile, scientists warn India’s Covid-19 cases may rise again; 7 states worst hit as per recent data.