Shubham Jaiswal (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The coronavirus pandemic in India grew by the highest number yet on Friday when 7,466 fresh cases where detected across the country. The total number of coronavirus cases in the country increased to 165,799. Maharashtra saw an explosion of fresh cases while Delhi recorded its biggest spike in COVID-19 tally in last 24 hours.
The death toll in India continued to surge. At least 175 deaths were registered on Thursday, the third highest number of deaths in a single day. The number of fatalities due to coronavirus infection climbed to 4,706.
With the biggest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases, and India overtook Turkey to become the ninth worst-affected country by coronavirus pandemic.
The number of active coronavirus patients stood at 89,987. On the brighter side, over 42% of the total coronavirus patients were recovered from the disease.