India records worst-ever spike of 62, 538 COVID-19 cases, overall tally crosses 2 million mark

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India on Thursday recorded its worst-ever spike of 62,538 cases in a single day, taking the country’s tally of total cases to 2,027,074.

The death toll has soared to 41,627.

Maharashtra has recorded its highest single-day spike of 11,514 coronavirus cases. Its tally now stands at 4,79,779.

Andhra Pradesh is inching closer to the 200,000 mark as it has added over 10,000 fresh cases for a second day in a row.