India has recorded the biggest single-day spike in coronavirus cases with 22,771 new cases in the past 24 hours. Along with these new Covid cases, India has also reported 442 deaths in a single day.
With this huge spike in new cases, total Covid tally in the country now stands at 6,48,315 while the death toll has reached 18,655 with the new additions of Friday.
With 6.48 lakh coronavirus cases in total, India now has 2,35,433 lakh active cases and 3,94,227 cured or discharged cases, according to the latest health ministry data.
Maharashtra continues to be the worst-affected state with 1,92,990 coronavirus cases and death toll touching 8,376. Tamil Nadu has become the second worst-affected state after Maharashtra with 1,02,721 coronavirus cases. It is the second state to have over 1 lakh cases.
Delhi stands third with 94,695 coronavirus cases in total.