India records highest single-day spike, 6,088 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours

WION Web Team NEW DELHI May 22, 2020, 10.51 AM(IST)

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48,533 people have been cured and one person has migrated from the country, according to the numbers released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

India has recorded the highest single-day spike in the number of Covid-19 cases, registering over 6,000 new infections in the last 24 hours. The death toll went up by 148 in the same period. 

The total number of COVID-19 cases increased to 1,18,447 and the death toll, on the other hand, mounted to 3,583 on Friday morning. 

The total number of active cases have increased to 6,6330 in the country so far. 48,533 people have been cured and one person has migrated from the country, according to the numbers released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Maharashtra continues to be one of the worst-hit states in the pandemic. The total number of cases in the state increased to 41,642 cases, and 1,454 people have died so far in the state. 

Gujarat also has 12,905 coronavirus cases in the country, and 773 people have died in the state. The national capital has recorded 11659 cases and the death toll numbers have shot to 194. Tamil Nadu is also one of the worst affected states with a total of 13,967cases.