(KDRTV)-India has reported more 90, 000 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours raising its national caseload above that of Brazil
With the new figures, India now has the second-largest number of confirmed cases in the world at 4, 204, 613
At the same time, the country has 71, 642 fatalities which are the third-highest number of fatalities in the world
The infections reportedly have surged in five states
KDRTV understands that the increase in the number of infections continues as the government continues to lit coronavirus containment measures in a bid to restore the economy
For the last seven days, India has been recording an average of 75, 000 daily coronavirus cases
The most hit states include Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Uttar Pradesh.
The infections have also been increasing in the capital, Delhi, with more 2,7 00 infections on Thursday which were the city`s highest in the last two months
Reports indicate that the surge in the number of coronavirus cases has been informed by the increased testing exercise across the country
Despite the fact that India has been recording low death rates, almost 1, 000 fatalities have been recorded in a day for the last seven days
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