The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has informed that India has recorded the biggest single-day spike of 6,088 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours ending at 8 am on Friday. The death toll due to the deadly virus has increased by 148 during this period and touched 3,583.
The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country now stands at 1,18,447.
The number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 66,330, while 48,533 people have recovered and one patient has migrated, it said.
“Thus, around 40.97 per cent patients have recovered so far,” a senior health ministry official said.
Of the 148 deaths reported since Thursday morning, 64 were in Maharashtra, 24 in Gujarat, 18 from Delhi, 11 from Uttar Pradesh, seven from Tamil Nadu, six from West Bengal, five from Telangana, four from Rajasthan, three from Madhya Pradesh, two from Jammu and Kashmir, and one each from Bihar, Odisha, Haryana, and Punjab.
The highest number of confirmed cases in the country are from Maharashtra at 41,642 followed by Tamil Nadu at 13,967, Gujarat at 12,905, Delhi at 11,659 Rajasthan at 6,227, Madhya Pradesh at 5,981, and Uttar Pradesh at 5,515.
The number of COVID-19 cases has gone up to 3,197 in West Bengal, 2,647 in Andhra Pradesh, and 2,028 in Punjab.