India reported a brand new document surge this morning in coronavirus circumstances as greater than 55,000 sufferers have been registered within the final 24 hours, the Union Well being Ministry stated, including that over 6.42 lakh samples have been examined on Thursday which is the very best variety of samples examined in a day for the reason that starting of the pandemic.
The nation’s covid tally has crossed 16 lakh circumstances after the newest spike, simply three days after crossing the 15 lakh-mark.
That is the second consecutive day that greater than 50,000 contemporary infections have been reported in 24 hours.
779 COVID-19 sufferers have died since yesterday, taking the whole variety of COVID-19 linked deaths to 35,747, the Well being Ministry stated.
It took 183 days for India to cross 16 lakh coronavirus circumstances. Kerala had reported the nation’s first COVID-19 affected person on January 30. India had crossed the one lakh-mark 110 days later.