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Workers with Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) from India's National Rural Health Mission wearing pink robes and protective masks walk through a street as they conduct a door-to-door survey on the coronavirus in New Delhi, India, on July 2, 2020. Image Credit: Bloomberg

New Delhi: India on Friday recorded the highest single-day spike of 20,903 cases, pushing the total tally to 625,544, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.

The death count rose to 18,213. A total of 379,891 people have recovered and been discharged from hospitals. The recovery rate is 60.72 per cent among the COVID-19 patients.

With a spike of 6,328 cases, Maharashtra remained the worst pandemic hit state in the country. The state has a total of 186,626 cases, including 8,178 deaths.

Tamil Nadu is on the second spot with 98,392 confirmed cases, of which, 1,321 people have died, 56,021 recovered and 41,050 are active.

Delhi has a total of 92,175 cases, including 2,864 deaths and 63,007 recoveries.

States with more than 10,000 cases include Gujarat with 33,913 cases and 1,886 deaths, Uttar Pradesh (24,825), Rajasthan (18,662), Madhya Pradesh (14,106), West Bengal (19,819), Haryana (15,509), Karnataka (18,016), Andhra Pradesh (16,097), Telangana (18,570) and Bihar (10,471) cases.