Coronavirus: India’s COVID-19 caseload zooms past 52-lakh mark with spike of 96,424 cases

First Published 18, Sep 2020, 11:58 AM

India's COVID-19 case tally crossed the 52-lakh mark with a spike of 96,424 new cases and 1,174 deaths in the last 24 hours, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday.

<p>India's COVID-19 tally raced past 52-lakh with 96,424 people testing positive in a day, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease rose to 41,12,551 on Friday, according to the Union Health Ministry data.</p>

India's COVID-19 tally raced past 52-lakh with 96,424 people testing positive in a day, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease rose to 41,12,551 on Friday, according to the Union Health Ministry data.

<p>The total coronavirus cases mounted to 52,14,677, while the death toll climbed to 84,372 with the virus claiming 1,174 lives in a span of 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am showed.</p>

The total coronavirus cases mounted to 52,14,677, while the death toll climbed to 84,372 with the virus claiming 1,174 lives in a span of 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am showed.

<p>The total active cases stand at 10,17,754, while 41,12,552 have been cured/discharged/migrated and 84,372 deaths.</p>

The total active cases stand at 10,17,754, while 41,12,552 have been cured/discharged/migrated and 84,372 deaths.

<p>Among the states, Maharashtra has 3,02,135 active COVID-19 cases, Karnataka 1,03,650, Andhra Pradesh 88,197, Uttar Pradesh 68,235, and Delhi 31,721.</p>

Among the states, Maharashtra has 3,02,135 active COVID-19 cases, Karnataka 1,03,650, Andhra Pradesh 88,197, Uttar Pradesh 68,235, and Delhi 31,721.

<p>Meanwhile, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 6,15,72,343 samples have been tested for COVID-19 up to September 17. Of these, 10,06,615 samples were tested yesterday.<br />
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Meanwhile, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 6,15,72,343 samples have been tested for COVID-19 up to September 17. Of these, 10,06,615 samples were tested yesterday.
 

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