COVID-19 Pandemic: India Sees Record 83,883 Covid Cases In 24 Hours
India sees record single-day hike of 83,883 coronavirus cases, recovery rate crosses 77%
India’s COVID-19 tally raced past the 38-lakh mark on Thursday with the sharpest single-day spike of 83,883 fresh cases, while the number of recoveries surged to 29,70,492, pushing the recovery rate to over 77 percent, as per the Union Health Ministry data.
The nation has registered 1,043 more fatalities, taking the total death toll to 67,376. According to the fresh data from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), India conducted a record 11,72,179 tests in a single day on Wednesday, taking the total number of samples tested so far to 4,55,09,380.
Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit with a total of 8,08,306 cases and 24,903 deaths. It is followed by Andhra Pradesh with 4,45,139 cases and 4,053 deaths. Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, West Bengal, and Bihar come next.
But there has been an increase in the recovery rate over the past several months in India. As the daily recoveries increase, India has registered more than 60,000 recoveries each day, the seventh day in a row.
India is just 1.5 lakhs behind Brazil the second-worst COVID-19 hit nation in the world. The United States of America leads the world as the most affected nation. The United States and Brazil lead the board with 6,113,160 and 3,997,865 total cases, respectively.