Covid-19: India reports 86,961 new cases; death toll up 87,882

New Delhi: With 86,961 fresh Coronavirus cases, India’s total caseload touched 54,87,580 today.

According to Union Health Ministry data released this morning, the death toll climbed to 87,882 with the infection claiming 1,130 lives in a span of 24 hours in the country.

As many as 43,96,399 people have recuperated so far pushing the national recovery rate to 80.12 per cent. There are 10,03,299 active cases in the country as of now, which comprises 18.28 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a cumulative total of 6,43,92,594 samples have been tested up to 20 September, with 7,31,534 samples being tested on Monday.


NT Bureau