Second wave of Coronavirus in India: India on Friday continued to record the world’s biggest-ever single-day spike in coronavirus cases and deaths with over 3.32 lakh new COVID-19 cases and 2,263 new deaths in the last 24 hours.
India reported 3,32,730 new COVID-19 cases, 2,263 deaths, and 1,93,279 discharges in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry stated while giving coronavirus updates about India.
The total number of coronavirus cases in India has increased to 1,62,63,695 including 1,36,48,159 recoveries, 1,86,920 deaths and 24,28,616 active cases.
A total of 13,54,78,420 people have been administered the COVID-19 vaccine. Meanwhile, the government is going to administer the COVID-19 vaccine free of cost to people aged between 18 to 45.
The registration for vaccination against COVID-19 for all persons above 18 will begin on CoWIN platform and Aarogya Setu app from April 28.
Likewise, a record single-day spike of 34,379 coronavirus cases was recorded in Uttar Pradesh, and 195 virus-related deaths in the last 24 hours taking the death toll to 10,541.
India is dealing with the second wave of coronavirus. The nation recorded more than 3 lakh new cases on Thursday as well. Several states have been forced to impose strict restrictions amid a deadly wave of coronavirus.
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