India has seen a record single-day surge in coronavirus cases in the world and the fatalities linked to the highly infectious disease.
The country registered 96,551 new infections and 1,209 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the tally past 45 lakh, the government data showed on Friday morning.
The latest surge comes a day after the country reported a massive spike of 95,735 new infections.
While the country's tally surged to 45,62,414 in the morning, about 35.42 lakh Covid patients have recovered so far.
Over 76,000 patients have died.