India saw a record single-day increase of 3,779,257 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total COVID-19 case count to 1.83.76,524, while active cases exceeded the 30 lakh mark, according to data from the Ministry of Health Union updated on Thursday.
The death toll rose to 2,04,832, with a record 3,645 new daily fatalities, the data showed at 8 am.
With a steady increase, active cases increased to 30.84.814, comprising 16.79 percent of total infections, while the national recovery rate for COVID-19 dropped further to 82.10 percent.
The number of people who recovered from the disease rose to 1,50,86,878. The case death rate dropped further to 1.11 percent, the data said.
According to the Indian Medical Research Council, 28,44,71,979 samples were tested until April 28, with 17,68,190 samples being tested on Wednesday.