The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in India reached 78,003 on Thursday, after a jump of 3,722 cases in the last 24 hours. One hundred thirty-four people died due to the disease in 24 hours (between Wednesday and Thursday), as per reports.
Accordingto the Union health ministry, the death toll due to Covid-19 stands at 2,549.The number of active cases in the country stands at 49,219.
Thehealth ministry had said on Wednesday that the doubling time of infection has improvedto 12.2 days from 10.9 days.
Accordingto the union health ministry, Maharashtra has the most number of positiveCovid-19 cases with 25,922 positive cases, followed by Gujarat with 9,267, andTamil Nadu with 9,227 cases.