COVID-19: India Tops 53-Lakh Mark, Reports 95K Recoveries in 1 Day

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The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 30.3 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 950,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

Meanwhile, India reported 96,424 new coronavirus cases, which pushed its tally to 52,14,678 on Friday. The death toll increased by 1,174 to 84,372, according to the Union Health Ministry data.

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  • Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla on Friday wrote to the chief secretaries of all states and UTs, urging them to ensure uninterrupted movement of medical oxygen
  • British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday warned that a second wave of Covid-19 in Britain is “coming in”, and his government may need to “intensify things to help bring the rate of infections down”.
  • US President Donald Trump has said that the United States would produce enough coronavirus vaccine doses for “every American” by April 2021.

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3:39 AM, 19 Sep

Global COVID-19 Cases Top 30.3mn: Johns Hopkins

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 30.3 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 950,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

The US is the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 6,722,699 and 198,509, respectively, according to the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE).

India is currently in the second place in terms of cases at 5,214,677, while the country's death toll soared to 84,372.

4:18 AM, 19 Sep

India's COVID-19 Tally Crosses 53-Lakh Mark

India's COVID-19 case tally crosses 53-lakh mark with a spike of 93,337 new cases and 1,247 deaths in last 24 hours.

The tally stands at 53,08,015 including 10,13,964 active cases, 42,08,432 cured/discharged/migrated and 85,619 deaths, according to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The number of recoveries recorded in one day is 95,880.

10:20 AM, 19 Sep

14 People Test Positive in Mizoram

14 people, including six security personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram taking the total tally to 1,548 cases.

10:43 AM, 19 Sep

Karnataka Deputy CM Tests Positive For COVID

Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka Ashwathnarayan CN has tested positive for coronavirus.


Published: 19 Sep 2020, 09:20 AM IST
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