New Delhi: Union Health Minister, Harsh Vardhan on Thursday denied there is any community transmission of the coronavirus in India.
India’s coronavirus tally rose to 7,67,296, with 24,879 new cases in 24 hours on Thursday morning. This is the highest single-day surge in fresh infections. The toll went up by 487 to 21,129. More than 4.76 lakh people have recovered.
“There may be some localised pockets where transmission is high but as a country, there’s no community transmission,” UHM said.
The global coronavirus count is now over 1.20 crore, while the toll has crossed 5.48 lakh, according to the Johns Hopkins University. More than 65 lakh people have recovered so far.