India registered a world record 95,735 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the total number of infections to over 44.65 lakh, government data showed on Thursday.
The country also recorded the highest deaths in a day with 1,172 fatalities.
The last recorded highest spike was on Tuesday when India reported 90,802 cases while the highest deaths were recorded a day later with 1,133 fatalities.
There have been 72,939 recoveries in the last 24 hours - total recoveries stand at 34,71,783.
There are over 9.19 lakh active cases in India, which is the second most affected nation due to the deadly virus in the world, reports NDTV.
India's Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7 and it went past 30 lakh on August 23 and 40 lakh on September 5.