New Delhi, Aug 22 (ANI): India crossed a crucial milestone in the fight against COVID-19 by testing more than 10 lakh people in a single day on August 22. However, COVID cases continue to rise in the country. Maharashtra reported 14,492 new infections and 297 deaths today taking the total number of positive cases to 6,61,942. Whereas, a total of 1,412 new COVID-19 cases and 14 deaths were reported in the national capital on Saturday, taking the total number of cases to 1,60,016 in Delhi. Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh reported 5,375 new COVID-19 cases, 4,638 discharges, 70 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking active cases to 48,294 and deaths to 2,867.