India gets 909 new positive cases in a single day today totalling to 8,356

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Joint Secretary Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Luv Aggarwal is seen briefing media in New Delhi today

India reports a record number of 909 Corona positive cases in a single day today. With this, the total number of cases rose up to 8,356.

This was revealed by the Joint Secretary in Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Luv Aggarwal. Revealing the details here today, Aggarwal said that tests were conducted on at least 1.87 lakh people so far in about 151 Corona Testing labs across the country out of which 8,356 have been tested positive while 716 recovered and were discharged.

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He further revealed that private medical colleges were also permitted to conduct the tests besides using their premises as the quarantine centres. He also intimated that over 9,000 beds were redied in various military hospitals in the country.

However, the India Covid Tracker puts it as 8,730 with Maharashtra topping at 134 cases followed by Rajasthan 96 and Gujarath 25. Rest have been shared by other states.