In the past 24 hours, the highest number of cases were recorded in a single day. The Indian Health Ministry on Saturday reported there were 83,341 fresh cases of the pandemic (Covid-19).
India’s death toll rose to 1,096 deaths recorded in the past 24 hours, pushing the total to over 39,36,747 coronavirus cases.
The country’s death toll rose to 68,472 and there are 8,31,124 active cases, according to the health ministry’s. There are 30,37,151 people who have been successfully discharged across the country till date, has pushed the recovery rate to 77.15%.
Meanwhile, a total of 4,66,79,145 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.