New COVID-19 cases in India increased by 3.3 percent, 20,551 cases in 24 hours
The number of patients under treatment had come down to 1,36,478 on Thursday, which further declined to 1,35,364 on Friday.
On Friday, there was a spurt in new cases of corona in the country. More than 20 thousand new cases were found and 70 patients died. According to the data released by the Union Health Ministry at 8 am on Friday, 20,551 new infected have been found. During this, 21595 people also became healthy and got recovered from the infection.
With 70 deaths in the last 24 hours, the death toll from the pandemic in the country has risen to 5,26,600, while the total number of patients has increased to 4,41,07,588. The daily infection rate has also increased to 5.14 percent. The active cases are 1,35,364.
On Thursday, there was an increase of about 16 percent in new cases of corona in the country. Yesterday 19,893 new cases of corona were registered, while on Wednesday 17,135 new cases were reported. They increased further on Friday and reached beyond 20 thousand. On Thursday, 53 people died due to infection in the country, while on Friday there were 70 deaths. That is, on Friday, there was an increase in both infections and deaths. However, the active cases decreased as compared to Thursday. The number of patients under treatment had come down to 1,36,478 on Thursday, which further declined to 1,35,364 on Friday.