India sees record high of 3.86 lakh new covid cases


New Delhi: India on Friday registered 3,86,452 coronavirus cases, pushing the overall count of infections to 1,87,62,976 since the pandemic first broke out in India in January 2020. This is the highest ever single-day rise in cases reported by any country so far, and the ninth consecutive day when India has recorded more than 3 lakh cases.

On the other hand, the daily fatalities have dipped marginally with 3,498 more people succumbing to the disease in the last 24 hours. The number stood at 3,645 on Thursday. The cumulative death toll now stands at 2,08,330.

In addition to this, 2,97,540 more patients were discharged from various hospitals across the country in the same duration. With this, the total number of recoveries have jumped up to 1,53,84,418.

As a result, the active tally in India is inching towards the 32-lakh mark as it stands at 31,70,228. The number was 30,84,814 on Thursday.

India has tested 28,63,92,086 samples for Covid-19 until now, said the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

As per data:

Total cases: 1,87,62,976

Total recoveries: 1,53,84,418

Death toll: 2,08,330

Active cases: 31,70,228

Total vaccination: 15,22,45,179

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