Coronavirus: Spike of 86,052 cases takes India’s COVID-19 tally past 58-lakh mark

First Published 25, Sep 2020, 10:43 AM

India's COVID-19 caseload went past the 58-lakh mark with 83,347 infections being reported in a day, while over 45 lakh people have recovered from the disease, according to the Union Health Ministry data

<p>With a spike of 86,052 new cases and 1,100 deaths in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 count rose above 58 lakhs on Wednesday.</p>

With a spike of 86,052 new cases and 1,100 deaths in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 count rose above 58 lakhs on Wednesday.

<p>According to the Union Health Ministry, this includes 9,70,116 active cases, and 4.75 million cured and discharged or migrated patients.<br />
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According to the Union Health Ministry, this includes 9,70,116 active cases, and 4.75 million cured and discharged or migrated patients.
 

<p>The death toll in the country due to the infection has reached 92,000.</p>

The death toll in the country due to the infection has reached 92,000.

<p>India remains the second worst-affected country in this pandemic, behind only the United States which crossed 70 lakh cases.</p>

India remains the second worst-affected country in this pandemic, behind only the United States which crossed 70 lakh cases.

<p>The health ministry on Friday said that 75% of new cases of coronavirus in the country are concentrated in 10 states and Union Territories (UTs) as well as 74% of new recoveries.<br />
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The health ministry on Friday said that 75% of new cases of coronavirus in the country are concentrated in 10 states and Union Territories (UTs) as well as 74% of new recoveries.
 

<p>States such as Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Odisha, Kerala, Delhi are some of the states that continue to be worst-hit due to the pandemic.<br />
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States such as Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Odisha, Kerala, Delhi are some of the states that continue to be worst-hit due to the pandemic.
 

<p>Meanwhile, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that a total of 68,928,440 samples have been tested for COVID-19 so far out of which nearly 1.5 million samples were tested on Thursday.</p>

Meanwhile, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that a total of 68,928,440 samples have been tested for COVID-19 so far out of which nearly 1.5 million samples were tested on Thursday.

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