COVID-19

India reports highest single-day spike of 83,883 COVID-19 positive cases

The countrywide COVID-19 positive tally rose to 38,53,406 cases on Thursday morning, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry said.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 3 Sept 2020, 7:51 am

(Representational Image-IFP)
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India continues to record jump in new COVID-19 positive cases. Thursday morning recorded 83,883 new positive cases, the highest spike in a single day, pushing the countrywide positive tally to 38,53,406 cases, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry said.

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India’s COVID-19 active tally has shot up to 8,15,538 as of Thursday morning, according to the 8 am data issued by the Health Ministry.

India’s COVID-19 recovery: The nationwide number of recoveries has surged to 29,70,492. With it, the recovery rate stands at 77.09 per cent.

India’s COVID-19 death toll: Till date, 67,376 have succumbed to the disease as 1,043 more COVID-19 patients have died in a span of 24 hours till 8 am. The fatality rate due to the infection has declined to 1.75 per cent, according to the ministry.

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There are 8,15,538 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprise 21.16 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

Meanwhile, a total of 4,55,09,380 samples have been tested up to September 2 with 11,72,179 samples being tested on Wednesday -- the highest in a day so far, the Indian Council of Medical Research said.

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First published:3 Sept 2020, 6:31 am

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