Covid-19: India sees record 1,133 deaths in 24 hours, reports 75,809 fresh cases

New Delhi: With 75,809 fresh cases, India’s Coronavirus caseload rose to 42,80,422 in the last 24 hours.

According to Union Health Ministry data released this morning, a record 1,133 fatalities took the death toll to 72,775.

The number of recoveries surged to 33,23,950 pushing the recovery rate to 77.65 per cent, according to the data updated at 8 am.

India’s single-day rise in cases dipped today, after recording over 80,000 cases daily for five days in a row. India recorded a spike of over 90,000 cases on Sunday and Monday.

The Covid-19 case fatality rate due to the Coronavirus infection stands at 1.7 per cent.

According to the data, there are 8,83,697 active cases of Coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 20.65 per cent of the total caseload.

India’s tally of coronavirus infection crossed the 20-lakh mark on 7 August, reached 30 lakh on 23 August and went past 40 lakh on 5 September.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, the number of tests conducted for detection of Covid-19 in India has reached 5,06,50,128 with 10,98,621 samples being tested on Monday.

 

NT Bureau