Covid-19: India sees record 95,735 new single-day cases; death toll 75,062

New Delhi: The Coronavirus cases seems to be increasing in India and there seems to be no respite, if has to go by what reports say.

According to Union Health Ministry data released this morning, the country saw a record single-day spike of 95,735 infections and 1,172 fatalities. With this, India’s Covid-19 caseload crossed 44 lakh and death toll to 75,062, while recoveries surged to 34,71,783.

The total cases mounted to 44,65,863, the Ministry data updated at 8 am showed. The Covid-19 fatality rate has further dropped to 1.68 per cent while the recovery rate was recorded at 77.74 per cent

There are 9,19,018 active cases in the country which comprise 20.58 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated

India’s Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20 lakh mark on 7 August, it went past 30 lakh on 23 August and 40 lakh on 5 September.

According to ICMR, a total of 5,29,34,433 samples have been tested up to 9 September with 11,29,756 samples being tested on Wednesday.


NT Bureau