India has confirmed 83,883 new cases of the coronavirus over the past 24 hours marking the largest daily increase since the start of the outbreak, with the total number of those infected having reached 3,853,407, the country's Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Thursday, APA reports citing Sputnik.
The death toll from the disease has reached 67,376 people, with 1,043 new fatalities being recorded over the past day. More than 2.97 million people have recovered in India since the start of the epidemic.
India comes third in terms of the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, following the United States and Brazil.
A day earlier, India registered 78,357 new coronavirus cases and 1,045 fatalities.