India records highest single-day spike with 27,114 new COVID-19 cases

New Delhi: India on Saturday recorded the highest single-day spike of 27,114 COVID-19 cases with the total number crossing 8 lakh mark.

As per the  Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data the tally stood at 8,20,916  as per out of which 2,83,407 are active, 5,15,387 have been cured and migrated and 22,123 have died so far due to the infection.

Maharashtra, Gujarat, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan are the hotspots for Covid-19 cases among the states in India.

Of the 519 new deaths reported in the last 24 hours, 226 are from Maharashtra, 64 from Tamil Nadu, 57 from Karnataka, 42 from Delhi, 27 from Uttar Pradesh and 26 from West Bengal.

The Union Health Ministry said on Friday that the national fatality rate for Covid-19 patients has declined to 2.72 percent, adding that the fatality rate of 30 states/UTs is lower than the national average.

The recovery rate in India stands at  62.78 percent.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research,  1,13,07,002 samples tested for COVID19 till July 10, of these 2,82,511 samples were tested on Friday. Desk: Asianet Online