In the past 24 hours, the highest number of cases were recorded in a single day. The Indian Health Ministry on Friday reported there were 86,432 fresh cases of the pandemic (Covid-19).
India’s death toll rose to 1089 deaths recorded in the past 24 hours, pushing the total to over 40,23,179 coronavirus cases.
The country’s death toll rose to 69,561 and there are 8,46,395 active cases, according to the health ministry’s. There are 31,07,223 people who have been successfully discharged across the country till date, has pushed the recovery rate to 77.23%.
Meanwhile, a total of 4,77,38,491 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.