India records highest single day spike of over 27k cases, COVID tally crosses 8 lakh

11-07-2020

New Delhi, (UNI) 

India on Saturday recorded the highest ever single day spike with 27,114 fresh infections in the past 24 hours, taking the country's tally to 8,20,916. 


According to the health ministry, fatalities due to the pandemic have surged past the 22k mark to stand at 22123 after 519 more lives were claimed by the virus since Friday. 


However, on the brighter side, as many as 515385 patients have cured and discharged across the country since the outbreak of the pandemic. 


At preset, the cases under active medical supervision in the country stand at 283407 , while the difference between the active cases and recoveries has been increasing day by day. 


Meanwhile, a total of 1,13,07,002 samples have been tested for COVID as per the Indian Council of Medical Research till Friday.