On today India recorded its biggest single day increase COVID19 case 77,266 fresh cases, & 1,057 deaths in the last 24 hours.
COVID-19 case tally in the country stands at 33,87,501 including 7,42,023 active cases, 25,83,948 cured/discharged/migrated & 61,529 deaths as per Health Ministry of India
India may overtake Brazil sometime in the next two weeks if the cases continue to grow at the same pace.
9,01,338 samples were tested on August 27 while overall over 3.94 crore samples have been tested so far, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
Congress MP H Vasanthakumar dies of COVID-19
Vasanthakumar, who represented the Kanyakumari constituency in Lok Sabha, died at a hospital in Chennai after testing positive for COVID-19 earlier in August. He was 70.