Highest Single Day Rise: India Records 2 Lakh Covid Cases
India’s daily deaths due to COVID-19 are also rising with 1,038 new deaths reported on Thursday, the second consecutive day with over thousand death
New Delhi: India reported 2,00,739 new COVID cases in the last 24 hours, the biggest single-day spike ever, taking the overall tally to 1,40,74,564, cases on Thursday, according to the Health Ministry data.
India’s daily deaths due to COVID-19 are also rising with 1,038 new deaths reported on Thursday, the second consecutive day with over thousand deaths. This took the overall death toll in the country to 1,73,123.
A total of 93,528 patients recovered in the same time span, taking the number of recoveries to 1,24,29,564 with a recovery rate of 88.31 per cent.
The Health Ministry said that a total of 13,84,549 samples were tested in the last 24 hours.
So far, 26,20,03,415 samples have been tested in the country.
According to the government data, a total of 33,13,848 people were also vaccinated in the same period, taking the total inoculation count to 11,44,93,238.