Coronavirus daily spike hits new record, raises concern
New Delhi : The spread of coronavirus in gaining momentum and has hit a new record of daily cases with 96,551 new cases and 1,209 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry data.
The total tally of coronavirus cases in India now stands at 45,62,415 including 9,43,480 active cases, 35,42,664 cured/discharged/migrated and 76,271 deaths, Ministry of Health website shows.
11,63,542 covid tests were conducted on Thursday which takes the overall tests in India to 5,40,97,975.
Even as there has been been an unprecedented rise in COVID-19 cases, there has been a 100 per cent surge in recovered patients in the last 29 days, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday.
India is currently on the second spot after United States on the tally of worst hit nations by coronavirus.
The worldwide number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has surpassed 28 million, Johns Hopkins University says.