The country reported 7,466 new novel Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, Health Ministry data showed Friday morning. The Corona Virus cases in India grew by the highest number on Friday when 7,466 fresh cases where detected across the country. The total number of Corona Virus cases in the country increased to 165,799. Maharashtra saw an explosion of fresh cases while Delhi recorded its biggest spike in COVID-19 tally in last 24 hours. The death toll in India continued to surge. At least 175 deaths were registered on Thursday, the third highest number of deaths in a single day. The number of fatalities due to Corona Virus infection climbed to 4,706. With the biggest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases, India overtook Turkey to become the ninth worst-affected country by Corona Virus pandemic. The number of active Corona Virus patients stood at 89,987. The total number of COVID-19 cases is now 1,65,799, the total number of deaths is 4,706 and the number of people who have recovered is 71,106. Late Thursday the country crossed 1.6 lakh coronavirus cases, making it the ninth worst-hit in the world. The surge in cases comes with only two days to the end of the fourth phase of the lockdown. On the brighter side, over 42% of the total Corona Virus patients were recovered from the disease.