According to the Union Health Ministry report, India has 40 lakh coronavirus cases and the single-day spike is 86,432 cases.
As per the recent bulletin from the Health Department, the total number of cases now stands at 40,23,179, which is few cases behind Brazil, the world’s second worst affected nation after the United States.
The South American country has reported 40,91,801 so far and has been showing initial signs of easing in the spread of the virus, news agency Reuters reported. India witnessed 1,089 COVID-related deaths during the 24-hour period taking the total death count to 69,561.
Union Health Ministry said that about 31 lakh patients have recovered from the infection in the country, pushing the recovery rate to 77.2 per cent.