India’s COVID-19 case tally at 54.87 lakh with spike of 86,961 new cases in 24 hrs

As per the data of Worldometers, after India, the USA constitutes 18.70 per cent of total COVID-19 recoveries and Brazil’s share of total recoveries stood at 16.90 per cent.

Written by September 21, 2020 10:28
Delhi - coronavirus

New Delhi: India’s COVID-19 case tally at 54.87 lakh with a spike of 86,961 new cases & 1,130 deaths in the last 24 hours.

The total case tally stands at 54,87,581 including 10,03,299 active cases, 43,96,399 cured/discharged/migrated & 87,882 deaths, said Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.

Maharashtra continues to be the worst-affected State in the country with 2,97,866 active cases and 8,57,933 cured and discharged patients. The toll due to the disease stands at 32,216.

Karnataka is the second-most affected by the disease currently with 98,583 active cases in the State. Over four lakh people have been cured and discharged in the State apart from 7,922 deaths owing to the disease.

Andhra Pradesh with 81,763 active and 5,30,711 cured patients is also severely affected. 5,302 people have lost their lives due to the disease so far in the state.

Meanwhile, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Monday said that the number of total samples tested in the country up to September 20th is 6,43,92,594 including 7,31,534 samples tested yesterday.

Meanwhile, India occupies the top position in the world in terms of total COVID-19 recoveries as the country constitutes 19 per cent of total global recoveries, said the Union Ministry of Health on Tuesday.

“India occupies the top position in the world in terms of total recoveries. More than 43 lakhs have recovered. India’s recoveries constitute 19% of total global recoveries,” Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said in a tweet quoting the statistics given by Worldometers.

As per the data of Worldometers, after India, the USA constitutes 18.70 per cent of total COVID-19 recoveries and Brazil’s share of total recoveries stood at 16.90 per cent.