India registers record 379,257 new COVID-19 cases within past 24 hours

# 09:07
29 April 2021

India has registered 379,257 new COVID-19 cases within the past 24 hours, marking the largest daily increase since the start of the outbreak, the national Ministry of Health said on Thursday, APA reports citing Sputnik.

The total number of those who tested positive for the coronavirus in India has reached 18,376,524, according to the ministry.

Within the same period of time, the death toll has risen by 3,645 to 204,832 people. More than 15.08 million patients have recovered since the start of the epidemic.

India comes second in terms of the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, following the United States with more than 32.22 million patients.