In the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases were recorded in a single day. The Indian Health Ministry on Friday reported there were 96,424 fresh cases of the pandemic (Covid-19).
India’s death toll rose to 1,174 deaths recorded in the past 24 hours, pushing the total to over 52,14,677 coronavirus cases.
The country’s death toll rose to 84,372 and there are 10,17,754 active cases, according to the health ministry’s. There are 41,12,544 people who have been successfully discharged across the country till date, has pushed the recovery rate to 78.86%.
Meanwhile, a total of 4,23,07,914 samples were tested across the country as of Friday, said the Indian Council of Medical Research.
Epidemiologists warned that the risk of corona in India would increase in the coming weeks and months. Health experts say the true extent of the pandemic spread in India is unknown and that the country must test more.