India records spike of 18,552 Covid cases in a day, death toll rises to 15,685

India records spike of 18,552 Covid cases in a day, death toll rises to 15,685

Coronavirus cases in India has crossed the 5 lakh-mark with the biggest single-day spike in daily cases of over 18,000 new COVID cases. According to the health ministry data, India recorded 18,552 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours with 384 deaths.

With over 18,000 new coronavirus cases, India now has a total of 5,08,953 positive cases. According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data, India now has 1,97,387 active cases and 2,95,881 cured cases.

The death toll in India now stands at 15,685.