India registered a record number of fresh Covid-19 cases in a single day, crossing the 70,000-mark for the first time since the outbreak of the pandemic. Tally crossed the 28 lakh mark at 28,33,015 till thursday morning. 978 fresh death reported where total fatality reaches 53,939. Mahashtra become the first state to cross 13,000 mark as well as 7 other states registers their highest daily peak of fresh covid patients. Country now stand at 688162 in turms of active covid cases.