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Sun Sep 20, 2020 11:57
COVID-19 Cases Rise to 5.4mln in India, Death Toll Nears 87,000
TEHRAN (FNA)- The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India Sunday morning rose to 5,400,619, India's Federal Health Ministry announced.

During the past 24 hours, 92,605 new cases were reported from across the country. Besides this 1,133 deaths were also recorded, Xinhua reported.

"The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across India is 5,400,619 and death toll is 86,752," read the information released by the health ministry.

According to health ministry officials, 4,303,043 people have been discharged from hospitals after showing improvement.

"The number of active cases in the country right now is 1,010,824," the information released by the health ministry further read.

Meanwhile, 63,661,060 samples were tested so far across the country, out of which 1,206,806 tests were conducted on Saturday alone, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) announced Sunday.

Currently, India is in the grip of COVID-19 pandemic and cases are increasing with every passing day.

Globally India is the second worst-hit country due to COVID-19 pandemic. 

 

 

 

 

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