India reported the highest single-day spike of 49,310 coronavirus cases on Friday, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The total COVID-19 positive cases stand at 12,87,945 including 4,40,135 active cases, 8,17,209 cured/discharged/migrated.With 740 deaths in the last 24 hours, the cumulative toll reached 30,601.
Maharashtra has reported 3,47,502 coronavirus cases, the highest among states and Union Territories in the country. A total of 1,92,964 cases have been reported from Tamil Nadu till now, while Delhi has recorded 1,27,364 coronavirus cases.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 3,52,801 samples were tested for coronavirus on Thursday and overall 1,54,28,170 samples have been tested so far.
The Union Health Ministry on Wednesday stated that with 28,472, India has registered highest ever recoveries in a single day on Wednesday. Despite the spike, the recovery rate among COVID-19 patients is observed to be 63.13 per cent, which is one of the finest in the world.
Meanwhile, the total COVID-19 case count worldwide stands at 15,348,877 and 626,190 fatalities have been reported so far.More than four million people in the US have now tested positive for Covid-19, according to Johns Hopkins University.
According to the data, the US has till now reported 4,021,053 COVID-19 cases and 143,967 deaths. These grim numbers make the country the hardest hit of all, by the deadly pathogen. It exceeds Brazil’s 2.2 million and India’s 1.2 million confirmed cases of the disease.