India’s coronavirus tally surged to 46,59,984 as it recorded the biggest single-day spike in cases with 97,570 new patients registered in the last 24 hours, the government data showed this morning.
More than 36 lakh patients have recovered so far; about 9.58 lakh cases are active. India reported a record 81,533 recoveries in the last 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry. 1,201 Covid-linked death have been registered since yesterday, taking the number of total fatalities to 77,472.
In a tweet this morning, the Health Ministry said the gap between the percentage of recovered cases and the percentage of active cases is progressively growing wide.
“The gap between %Recovered Cases and %Active Cases progressively growing wide. More than 3/4 of total cases (more than 36L) recovered & discharged. Active Cases (less than 10.5L) only a small proportion (less than 1/4) of total cases. (sic),” the tweet read.