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India on Thursday recorded the highest single-day spike of 6088 COVID-19 cases, according to the Union health ministry.

There has been an increase of 148 deaths and 6,088 cases since Thursday 8 am, according to the Health Ministry.

The number of coronavirus cases in the country increased to 1, 18,447 on Friday.

The death toll due to COVID-19 cases in the country has now climbed to 3,583 and the number of active cases to 66,330 on Friday.

According to the Union health ministry, one patient has migrated while 48533 people suffering from coronavirus have recovered so far.

Of the 148 deaths reported since Thursday morning, 64 were in Maharashtra, 24 in Gujarat, 18 from Delhi, 11 from Uttar Pradesh, seven from Tamil Nadu, six from West Bengal, five from Telangana, four from Rajasthan, three from Madhya Pradesh, two from Jammu and Kashmir and one each from Bihar, Odisha, Haryana and Punjab.

Over 70 per cent of the deaths are due to comorbidities, the ministry said.

The highest number of confirmed cases in the country are from Maharashtra at 41,642 followed by Tamil Nadu at 13,967, Gujarat at 12,905, Delhi at 11,659 Rajasthan at 6,227, Madhya Pradesh at 5,981 and Uttar Pradesh at 5,515, according to the health ministry.

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