Covid-19: India’s COVID-19 tally has crossed the 34-lakh mark with a spike of 76,472 new infections in the last 24 hours, according to data from the Union Health Ministry this morning.
An additional 1,021 new deaths brought the overall death count to 62,550, it said. The total number of COVID-19 cases now stand at 34,63,972. The number of new cases in India on Thursday was the highest in the world, crossing that of the United States.
26,48,998 patients have recovered from the infection in the country, taking the recovery rate to 76.47 per cent. There are 7,52,424 active coronavirus cases in the country currently, which account for 21.72 per cent of the total caseload, the Union Health Ministry data showed.