COVID-19 India: Highest Spike of 96551 in 24 Hours; Takes Tally over 45 lakh
India Sees Record 1-Day Surge In COVID Cases, Deaths; Tally Past 45 Lakh
India has registered a surge in the COVID-19 cases on Friday, September 11, 2020. There are 96,551 new cases and 1,209 deaths reported in a single day. At present, due to the record single-day surge India`s COVID-19 count crossed the 45-lakh mark.
As per the Health Ministry, The total number of COVID-19 cases in the country now stands at 45,62,415. It includes 9,43,480 active cases, 35,42,664 cured, discharged, and migrated patients. The country’s tally has crossed 45,62,414 this morning. 35.42 lakh COVID patients have recovered so far.
The death toll rose to 76,271 with 1,209 new fatalities reported from the infection across the country.
Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Uttar Pradesh are the worst-hit states in the country. Maharashtra has so far reported 2,53,100 active cases, 6,86,462 cured and discharged patients, and 27,787 deaths.
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Meanwhile, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that 11,63,542 samples were tested for COVID-19 on September 10. This takes the total number of tests conducted for the disease to 5,40,97,975 in the country.
India now stands second worst-hit nation with the United States leading in coronavirus cases. Worldwide, the United States has recorded the highest number of cases- 63.96 lakh followed by India at 45.62 lakh. Brazil stands at third number with 42.38 lakh.