- India recorded 75,760 cases and 1,023 deaths from coronavirus on Thursday
- Total number of cases since pandemic started has risen to more than 3million
- India has had the highest single-day caseload every day since August 7
- Comes amid monsoon flooding , wreaking havoc on health infrastructure
India today saw a record rise of more than 75,000 new cases of coronavirus and its death toll from the disease passed 60,000.
The number of infections was 75,760 on Thursday, a jump of 4,000 infections on the previous record, taking its total number of cases since the pandemic started to more than 3 million.
The death toll 60,472, increased by 1,023 - a slight drop on yesterday's fatalities.
The dire state of the pandemic comes as millions of residents in the east of the country are battling monsoon rains, with an orange alert out in Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh.