COVID India Update: In worrying signs for the country, India on Friday recorded the highest single-day spike of 49,310 Coronavirus cases and 740 fatalities. The total cases across the country now stand at 12,87,945 including 4,40,135 active cases, 8,17,209 cured/discharged/migrated. The cumulative death toll has reached 30,601. Also Read - China Finds COVID Trace in Frozen Chicken Wings But WHO Says No Evidence of Virus Spreading by Food, Packaging
Continuing its lead as the worst-hit COVID state in the country, Maharashra has reported 3,47,502 Coronavirus cases so far. Tamil Nadu, maintaining the second lead, has reported 1,92,964 COVID-19 cases till date. The COVID-19 Caseload of Delhi stands at 1,27,364. Also Read - Majority of People in Kathmandu Don't Wear Masks: Report
Further, as per the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 3,52,801 samples were tested for Coronavirus on Thursday and overall 1,54,28,170 samples have been tested so far. Also Read - Coronavirus: India Crosses 24 Lakh-mark; Centre Claims Recovery Rate Rising, Fatality Declining | Top Developments
Being the third-worst hit country, India is now adding a lakh cases every three days. On Monday, the country had crossed the 11 lakh-mark and it is just 13,000 cases less to 13 lakh-mark.
Gujarat has 52,477 cases, Uttar Pradesh (58,104), Rajasthan (33,220), Madhya Pradesh (25,474), West Bengal (51,757), Haryana (28,975), Andhra Pradesh (72,711), Telangana (50,826), Assam (28,791), Jammu and Kashmir (16,429), Kerala (16,110), Odisha (21,099) and Bihar (31,980).
The total number of global coronavirus cases has topped 15.4 million, while the deaths have increased to over 6,31,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.