India recorded its biggest single-day surge in coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours with 62,538 new patients as the country’s Covid tally crossed the 20 lakh-mark, the Union Health Ministry said this morning.
Twenty one days after the country passed 10 lakh-mark, the coronavirus count has doubled. A total of 41,585 Covid-linked deaths have been reported so far; 886 patients have died since yesterday.
More than 13.78 lakh patients have recovered since the beginning of the pandemic, the government data shows; the recovery rate stood at 67.98 per cent this morning. The positivity stood at 10.88 per cent.