OREANDA-NEWS. Indian physicians have identified over 97.8 thousand cases of coronavirus over the past day. According to data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of India, this is the largest increase since the beginning of the pandemic.

Currently, India is in the second place in the world in the number of detected cases of COVID-19. More than 5.11 million people with the disease have been identified in the territory of the country.

The Ministry of Health specified that, according to the results of more than 1.13 million tests carried out during the past day, doctors identified more than 82.7 thousand people who defeated the disease. The total number of people recovered from coronavirus has exceeded 4 million people.

More than 1 million people are being treated in hospitals. During the day, this figure has grown by more than 14 thousand. The number of deaths exceeded 83 thousand. 1,132 people died from the infection during a day.