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India coronavirus update: Nation's Coivd-19 tally crosses 5-million mark

India's Covid-19 case tally crossed the 5-millio mark with a spike of 90,123 new cases and 1,290 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

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Aspirants enter an examination centre without following social distancing norms to appear for the Bihar Secondary Teachers Eligibility Test (BSTET) exams amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Patna
Aspirants enter an examination centre without following social distancing norms to appear for the Bihar Secondary Teachers Eligibility Test (BSTET) exams amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Patna

India's COVID-19 case tally crossed the 50-lakh mark with a spike of 90,123 new cases and 1,290 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday.

The total case tally in the country stands at 50,20,360 including 9,95,933 active cases, 39,42,361 cured/discharged/migrated and 82,066 deaths, as per the Ministry.

As per the data from the Health Ministry, Maharashtra which is the most affected by the pandemic has 2,92,174 active cases of COVID-19. Karnataka has 98,555 active cases, Andhra Pradesh (92,353), Uttar Pradesh (67,335), and Delhi (29,787).

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 5,94,29,115 samples have been tested up to September 15 for COVID-19. Of these, 11,16,842 samples tested yesterday.

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First Published: Wed, September 16 2020. 10:58 IST
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