India recorded its largest surge within the variety of coronavirus circumstances in 24 hours for a second consecutive day with 16,922 new sufferers, taking the full to 4.73 lakh circumstances, the Union Well being Ministry mentioned this morning.
That is the primary time that greater than 16,000 recent infections have been reported in a single day. The federal government on Wednesday reported a single-day excessive of 15,968 new infections.
Of the full circumstances, 2,71,697 sufferers have recovered; 14,894 have died to date. Within the final 24 hours, 418 deaths linked to the extremely infectious sickness have been registered. The restoration charge stood at 57.42 per cent this morning.
India is the fourth worst-hit nation on the planet by the pandemic after america, Brazil and Russia.