35000 Fresh Covid-19 Cases in a Day in India

New Delhi, July 18(QNN)

India recorded a spike of nearly 35000 novel corona virus (Covid-19) cases and 671 deaths in the last 24 hours, surging the tally to 10,38,716 cases with a death total of 26,273 stated the Health Ministry on Saturday. The country had crossed over one million mark with over 25,000 deaths on July 17.  Health Ministry data reported 6,53,751 patients had recovered. This was almost twice the number of active patients at. The rate of recovery was 62.93 per cent in India.
In last 24 hours 361024 samples were tested in India as testing lab network expanded in the country. It was learnt that 1206 laboratories were condicting corona virus tests in India . Maharashtra was worst hit state with 292589 cases and 11452 deaths followed by Tamil Nadu with 1,60,907 cases and 2315 deaths.