India saw a record single-day jump of 32,695 COVID-19 cases pushing its tally to 9,68,876 on Thursday, while the death toll climbed to 24,915 with 606 new fatalities, according to the Union Health Ministry data.
This is the first day that COVID-19 cases in India have increased by more than 30,000.
The number of recoveries stands at 6,12,815, while there are 3,31,146 active cases of coronavirus infection presently in the country, the updated data at 8 am showed.
“Thus, around 63.24 per cent of patients have recovered so far,” an official said.
The total number of confirmed cases include foreigners.