India saw its Covid-19 tally jump by 66,999 new cases – highest single-day spike – on Thursday which pushed the number of cases to nearly 2.4 million.
The country recorded 942 fresh fatalities in the last 24 hours, which pushed the death toll due to the disease to 47,033.
The number of active cases in the country are 6,53,622 while 16,95,982 patients (or more than double the number of active cases) have been discharged so far, according to Union health ministry update on Thursday morning.
There were 60,963 cases and 834 deaths between Tuesday and Wednesday morning.
India on Thursday registered the highest single-day spike of 66,999 cases and reported 942 deaths in the last 24 hours.
The country’s coronavirus tally touched 23,96,638 including 6,53,622 active cases, 16,95,982 discharged and 47,033 deaths.