Coronavirus: India’s COVID-19 tally crosses 53-lakh mark with spike of 93,337 cases

First Published 19, Sep 2020, 10:39 AM

India's COVID-19 case tally crossed the 53-lakh mark with a spike of 93,337 new cases and 1,247 deaths in the last 24 hours, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday.
 

<p>India's COVID-19 case tally crossed the 53-lakh mark with a spike of &nbsp;93,337 &nbsp;new cases and 1,247 deaths reported in the last 24 hours.<br />
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India's COVID-19 case tally crossed the 53-lakh mark with a spike of  93,337  new cases and 1,247 deaths reported in the last 24 hours.
 

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According to the Ministry of Health, the total case tally stands at 5.3 million including &nbsp;10,013,964 active cases, 4,208,431 cured/discharged/migrated and &nbsp;85,619 deaths.</p>


According to the Ministry of Health, the total case tally stands at 5.3 million including  10,013,964 active cases, 4,208,431 cured/discharged/migrated and  85,619 deaths.

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<strong>India has also doubled its testing in the past month to a total of 6.24 crore tests, with 8.81 lakh tests conducted in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry said.</strong></p>


India has also doubled its testing in the past month to a total of 6.24 crore tests, with 8.81 lakh tests conducted in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry said.

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Nearly 30 candidates for the COVID-19 vaccine are under development across the country, by industry and academia, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said.</p>


Nearly 30 candidates for the COVID-19 vaccine are under development across the country, by industry and academia, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said.

<p>The health ministry said on Saturday that India has overtaken the United States to become number 1 in terms of global Covid-19 recoveries.&nbsp;<br />
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The health ministry said on Saturday that India has overtaken the United States to become number 1 in terms of global Covid-19 recoveries. 
 

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