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India coronavirus update: 95,735 infections, 1,172 deaths; tally shoots up

The country saw a record single-day spike of 95,735 infections and 1,172 fatalities taking India's COVID-19 caseload past 44 lakh and death toll to 75,062

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A health worker in personal protective equipment (PPE) collects a nasal sample from a girl at a local health center to conduct tests for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), amid the spread of the disease, at the Darya ganj area in New Delhi on Monda

The country saw a record single-day spike of 95,735infections and 1,172 fatalities taking India's COVID-19 caseload past 44 lakh and death toll to75,062, while recoveries surged to 34,71,783on Thursday,according to the Union Health Ministry.

The totalcases 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 August 7, it went past 30 lakh on August 23 and 40 lakh on September 5.

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

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First Published: Thu, September 10 2020. 11:14 IST
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