Mumbai: India witnessed its highest up to date spike of 7,466 positive cases and 175 deaths on Friday in the last 24 hours as per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
India has drastically reported a high number of cases across the country that now stands at 1,65,799 Covid-19 cases including 89,987 active cases and 71,105 recoveries. The death toll is at 4,706.
The state-wise stats are as follows: Maharashtra 59,546 cases, Tamil Nadu 19,372 cases, Delhi 16,281 cases, and Gujarat 15,562 cases.
Maharashtra has vitally become the hub of Covid-19 patients reporting over 2 thousand cases on a daily basis.
About 34,83,838 samples have been tested as per the ICMR report on Friday. India currently stands at the 9th positive with a greater number of case counts after the US, Brazil, Russia, Spain, UK, Italy, France, and Germany.
Worldwide nearly 6 million people have been infected with the virus that has claimed over 3,62,024 lives.