COVID update: India records highest ever spike with 1.26 lakh new cases

The COVID-19 cases continued to surge in India and 1,26,789 new cases reported in the country on April 08. The country's COVID caseload stood at 1,29,28,574 and currently, there are 9,10,319 active cases in India . 59,258 people were discharged in last 24 hours taking total recoveries to 1,18,51,393. With 685 new deaths, death toll mounts to 1,66,862. According to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 25,26,77,379 samples tested for COVID-19, up to April 07. The COVID vaccination drive is underway across country. So far 9,01,98,673 COVID vaccine jabs have been inoculated.