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