India has recorded the biggest single-day spike in the number of new coronavirus cases. In the past 24 hours, India has recorded 20,903 new coronavirus cases, taking the total to 6,25,544. India has reported 379 deaths in the past 24 hours and the death toll has crossed the 18,000-mark. Total 18,213 people are known to have died of coronavirus in India so far. India now has 2,27,439 active cases and 3,79,892 cured or discharged cases, according to the Health Ministry data.
Maharashtra, which is the worst-affected state in India, now has over 1,86,000 coronavirus cases with 8,178 people dead. Tamil Nadu, which is the second worst-affected state after Maharashtra, has recorded 98,000 coronavirus cases while the death toll is at 1,321.
The national capital is the third worst-hit in India with coronavirus cases jumping to 92,175 on Friday. As many as 63,007 patients have recovered from Covid-19 in Delhi while 2,864 have succumbed to the infection. Gujarat has seen Covid-19 cases reach 33,913 on Friday. The state has seen 24,593 people recover from coronavirus while 1,886 people have died.
The Covid-19 tally in Uttar Pradesh has jumped to 24,825 while the number of recoveries has touched 17,221. The state death toll stands at 735. The state has reported 18,662 Covid-19 cases till date. Covid-19 death toll in Rajasthan stands at 430 while 14,948 patients have recovered.
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