Highest-ever spike of 6,654 cases in last 24 hours
India has reported its highest-ever single-day spike in coronavirus cases as a total of 6,654 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the past 24 hours. As more coronavirus cases were reported from across the country on Friday, the country’s total number of coronavirus cases has climbed to over 1.25 lakh.
As per the Ministry of Health data the total number of coronavirus cases in India rise to 1,25,101 which includes 69,597 active cases, 51,783 recovered cases, 1 migrant patient and 3,720 deaths.
Maharashtra confirmed nearly 3,000 fresh cases on Friday, the highest single-day coronavirus infections in any state so far.
Other major states and Union Territories that have reported more than 1,000 cases are West Bengal (3,332), Andhra Pradesh (2,709), Punjab (2,029), Telangana (1,761), Bihar (2,177), Jammu and Kashmir (1,489), Karnataka (1,743), Odisha (1,189) and Haryana (1,067).
States and UTs that have reported a significant number of corona cases are Kerala (732), Jharkhand (308), Chandigarh (218), Assam (259), Tripura (175), Chhattisgarh (172) and Uttarakhand (153).