India reported 20,903 cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the biggest 24-hour jump so far, which pushed the country’s tally to 625,544, according to the Union health ministry Friday.
The death toll from coronavirus rose to 18,213, including 379 fatalities in 24 hours.
The number of people cured of the coronavirus stands at 379,891 after 20,032 patients were sent home in the past one day, which takes India’s recovery rate to 60.72%.
The country’s caseload mostly comes from Maharastra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, and Gujarat.
According to Johns Hopkins University, India has the fourth-highest number of infections in the world.