India reported the highest one-day spike of 49,310 coronavirus cases

India reported the highest single-day spike of 49,310 coronavirus cases on Friday, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

New coronavirus cases in India rose 49,310 in past 24 hours, pushing the total Covid-19 tally near 13 lakh mark today, while the total number of recoveries crossed 8.17 lakh, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The death toll due to the disease rose to 30,601 with 740 fatalities reported in one day.

The data updated today showed that the total number of COVID-19 cases stands at 12,87,945.

There are 4,40,135 active cases in the country, while 8,17,208 people have recovered and one person has migrated. In past 24 hours, a record 34,602 patients were declared cured.

According to 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.

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