In the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases were recorded in a single day. The Indian Health Ministry on Saturday reported there were 83,883 fresh cases of the pandemic (Covid-19).
India’s death toll rose to 1,043 deaths recorded in the past 24 hours, pushing the total to over 38,53,406 coronavirus cases.
The country’s death toll rose to 67,376 and there are 8,15,538 active cases, according to the health ministry’s. There are 29,70,492 people who have been successfully discharged across the country till date, has pushed the recovery rate to 77.09%.
Meanwhile, a total of 4,55,09,380 samples were tested across the country as of Thursday, 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.