India on Thursday recorded 9,304 new cases of coronavirus disease Covid-19 during the last 24 hours (between Wednesday and Thursday), using the overall tally to 2,16,919.
According to the update posted on the Union heath ministry website, the number of active cases in country are 1,06,737, and 1,04,106 have been cured or discharged.
The death toll because of Covid-19 stands at 6,075. The country saw 260 deaths in the last round the clock.
Badly-hit union and states territories for example Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Delhi continued to give rise to the ever rising tally, while new cases continued to surface in several eastern and north-eastern states including Bihar, West Bengal, Mizoram, Nagaland, Assam, Sikkim and Odisha.
Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala also figured on the list of states where more and more people tested positive for Covid-19.
India is the seventh worst-hit nation by the Covid-19 pandemic once the Brazil, Russia and US the united kingdom, Spain and Italy. India’s tally had crossed both-lakh mark on Tuesday night with nearly 1 lakh new cases having emerged within a length of 15 days. The initial Covid-19 case in India was detected on January 30.
The health ministry said on Wednesday that the amount of Covid-19 tests across the country has crossed the 40 lakh-mark, whilst the daily testing capacity has been ramped around 1.4 lakh through 480 government and 208 private laboratories.
National capital Delhi on Wednesday recorded over 1,500 new cases of your coronavirus disease, its highest single-day spike. With 1,513 new cases during the last one day (between Tuesday and Wednesdy), the total variety of cases in Delhi is 23,645.
A five-member committee has been constituted through the Delhi government to boost the healthcare infrastructure and appear into overall preparedness of hospitals to fight Covid-19.