India reported 3,14,835 Covid-19 new cases in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day spike since the onset of the pandemic early last year, taking the overall infection tally to 1,59,30,965 on Thursday, according to data from the Union Health Ministry.the highest surge for any country in the world since the pandemic began.
As per data available, the United States had recorded the previous highest daily case count of 3,07,581 COVID-19 cases on January 8 this year.
India also recorded 2,104 deaths over the last 24 hours along with 1,78,841 discharges, as per the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
India’s COVID-19 caseload has now risen to 1,59,30,965 infections with total recoveries of 1,34,54,880. The cumulative death toll stands at 1,84,657 with 22,91,428 active COVID-19 cases.
A total of 13,23,30,644 people have been vaccinated against the COVID-19 disease in the country so far.
India reports 3,14,835 new #COVID19 cases, 2,104 deaths and 1,78,841 discharges in the last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry— ANI (@ANI) April 22, 2021
Total cases: 1,59,30,965
Total recoveries: 1,34,54,880
Death toll: 1,84,657
Active cases: 22,91,428
Total vaccination: 13,23,30,644 pic.twitter.com/S5wPm9KGwf