New Delhi- India on Thursday recorded 32,695 new cases of the coronavirus ( Covid-19 ) disease in the last 24 hours which took the country’s tally to 9,68,876, according to the Union health ministry website. while the death toll climbed to 24,915 with 606 people succumbing to the disease, according to the Union Health Ministry data.
The country saw a record increase of 32,695 cases of coronavirus infections in a day, with Maharashtra (7,975), Tamil Nadu (4,496), Karnataka (3,176), Andhra Pradesh (2,432), Uttar Pradesh (1,659), Delhi (1,647), Telangana (1,597), West Bengal (1,589) and Bihar (1,328) contributing to around 80 per cent of the single-day spike, the updated data at 8 am showed.
With a steady rise, the number of recoveries stands at 6,12,814, while there are 3,31,146 active cases of coronavirus infection presently in the country.
The government, meanwhile, announced on Wednesday that a record 20,572 patients recuperated from Covid-19 disease in the last 24 hours (betwen Tuesday and Wednesday) and the country’s recovery rate rose to 63.24 per cent.
This is the highest rate of recovery so far, according to the health ministry.
“Thus, around 63.25 per cent of patients have recovered so far,” an official said.