Recovery rate of COVID-19 crosses 76% mark in the country. However, positive cases continue to soar heights. Maharashtra on August 27 reported 14,718 new COVID-19 cases and 355 deaths. The total number of positive cases in the state now stands at 7,33,568 including 5,31,563 recoveries and 23,444 deaths. Karnataka recorded 9,386 new COVID-19 cases and 7,866 discharges. Positive cases in the national capital reached 1, 67, 604 today with 1,840 new infections. State has so far reported 1,50,027 recoveries. West Bengal recorded 2, 997 new COVID-19 cases taking the toll to 1, 50, 772 in the state.