Coronavirus: India reports highest-ever single-day spike with 4,12,262 new COVID-19 cases, 3,980 deaths
India on Thursday reported 4,12,262 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day spike in Covid-19 cases since the pandemic began.
India on Thursday reported 4,12,262 new Covid-19 cases and 3,980 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
With this, the cumulative count of Covid-19 cases in the country has gone up to 2,10,77,410, informed the Union Health Ministry on Thursday.
India now has 35,66,398 active cases and reported 2,30,168 deaths so far. According to MoHFW, a total of 3,29,113 people have been discharged in the last 24 hours after getting cured.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,72,80,844, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.09%, the data stated.
India’s Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19. India crossed the grim milestone of 2 crore on May 4.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 29,67,75,209 samples have been tested up to Wednesday (May 5) for Covid-19, of these 19,23,131 samples were tested on Wednesday.
The Health Ministry said that a total of 16,25,13,339 people have been vaccinated so far in the country, including 19,55,733, who were administered vaccines in the last 24 hours.
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