India’s coronavirus tally reaches to 15,83,792 with the biggest spike of 52,123 new cases in last 24 hours, the Union health ministry dashboard showed on Thursday. The number of active cases in the country stand at 5,28,242, while 10,20,582 patients have been cured or discharged. Seven hundred seventy five people died due to the disease in the last 24 hours, the health ministry figure showed.
The gap between recovered patients and the number of active cases has been a key statistic that offers hope in the country’s long-drawn battle against Sars-Cov-2. On Thursday, there were 4,92,340 more patients who have recovered than those who are infected as the number of recoveries in the country crossed one million-mark.
While the first 2,50,000 recoveries came in 114 days, the latest quarter million recoveries have taken just eight days, according to analysis of data done by Hindustan Times.