Coronavirus: Spike of 83,809 cases pushes COVID-19 caseload over 49-lakh mark

First Published 15, Sep 2020, 11:09 AM

The COVID-19 death toll in India reached 80,776 on Tuesday (September 15), with total number of cases going over 49 lakh.

<p>India's COVID-19 case tally crossed the 49-lakh mark with a spike of 83,809 cases and 1,054 deaths in last 24 hours, according to Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.</p>

India's COVID-19 case tally crossed the 49-lakh mark with a spike of 83,809 cases and 1,054 deaths in last 24 hours, according to Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

<p>The total case tally stands at 49,30,237 in the country including 9,90,061 active cases, 38,59,400 cured/discharged/migrated and 80,776 deaths.</p>

The total case tally stands at 49,30,237 in the country including 9,90,061 active cases, 38,59,400 cured/discharged/migrated and 80,776 deaths.

<p>Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu have reported the highest number of cases. However, infections are rising rapidly in states like Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.<br />
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Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu have reported the highest number of cases. However, infections are rising rapidly in states like Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.
 

<p>Maharashtra which is most affected by the pandemic has 2,91,630 active cases of COVID-19. Karnataka has 98,482 active cases, Andhra Pradesh has 93,204, Tamil Nadu 46,912 and Delhi 28,641.<br />
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Maharashtra which is most affected by the pandemic has 2,91,630 active cases of COVID-19. Karnataka has 98,482 active cases, Andhra Pradesh has 93,204, Tamil Nadu 46,912 and Delhi 28,641.
 

<p>Even as India continues to have the second-highest number of coronavirus cases in the world, it has also become the country with the highest number of recovered cases.</p>

Even as India continues to have the second-highest number of coronavirus cases in the world, it has also become the country with the highest number of recovered cases.

<p>India went past Brazil to have the highest number of COVID-19 recoveries globally, data from the US-based John Hopkins University showed.</p>

India went past Brazil to have the highest number of COVID-19 recoveries globally, data from the US-based John Hopkins University showed.

<p>India, as per the data, has seen 3,780,107 patients recover from the disease thus far. Brazil, meanwhile, has 3,723,206 recoveries, followed by the United States at 2,451,406.<br />
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India, as per the data, has seen 3,780,107 patients recover from the disease thus far. Brazil, meanwhile, has 3,723,206 recoveries, followed by the United States at 2,451,406.
 

<p style="text-align: justify;">According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 5,83,12,273 samples have been tested for COVID-19 up to 14th September, of these 10,72,845 were tested yesterday.<br />
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According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 5,83,12,273 samples have been tested for COVID-19 up to 14th September, of these 10,72,845 were tested yesterday.
 

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