The total number of coronavirus positive cases in India reached 78,003 on Thursday, after a jump of 3,722 cases in the last 24 hours.
One hundred thirty four people died due to the disease in 24 hours (between Wednesday and Thursday).
According to the Union health ministry update at 8 am, the death toll due to Covid-19 stands at 2,549. The number of active cases in the country stands at 49,219.
The health ministry had said on Wednesday that the doubling time of infection has imporved to 12.2 days from 10.9 days.
Maharashtra has the most number of positive Covid-19 cases with 25,922 positive cases, followed by Gujarat with 9,267, and Tamil Nadu with 9,227 cases.