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86,961 New COVID Cases Take India’s Tally to 54.8 L; 87,882 Deaths

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86,961 New COVID Cases Take India’s Tally to 54.8 L; 87,882 Deaths
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India on Monday, 21 September, reported 86,961 new coronavirus cases, taking the tally in the country to 54,87,581. The death toll increased by 1,130 to 87,882. According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 10,03,299 active cases across the country, while 43,96,399 patients have been discharged, and one had earlier migrated.

Globally, over 31 million cases of COVID-19 have been recorded so far, with the death toll standing at over 9,60,000.

Meanwhile, the Phase-III human clinical trial of the COVID-19 vaccine, being developed by Oxford University and manufactured by Serum Institute of India, has begun in Pune, an official was quoted by PTI as saying on Monday.

Snapshot
  • The second round of a countrywide serosurvey, led by ICMR, has been successfully completed
  • Maharashtra on Monday reported 15,738 new COVID-19 cases and 344 fatalities, taking the tally in the state to 12,24,380 and the death toll to 33,015
  • Delhi on reported 2,548 new COVID-19 cases and 32 fatalities, taking the tally in the national capital to 2,49,259 and the death toll to 5,014
  • 12 lakh tests were conducted in India on 20 September, which is an all-time high

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8:42 PM , 21 Sep

2,548 New COVID-19 Cases in Delhi; Tally Rises to Over 2.49 Lakh

Delhi on Monday reported 2,548 new COVID-19 cases and 32 fatalities, taking the tally in the national capital to 2,49,259 and the death toll to 5,014. As many as 3,672 recoveries were also reported on Monday.

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8:42 PM , 21 Sep

15,738 New COVID-19 Cases in Maharashtra; Tally Rises to Over 12.24 Lakh

Maharashtra on Monday reported 15,738 new COVID-19 cases and 344 fatalities, taking the tally in the state to 12,24,380 and the death toll to 33,015.

8:42 PM , 21 Sep

Phase-III Human Clinical Trial of Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine Begins in Pune

The Phase-III human clinical trial of the COVID-19 vaccine, being developed by Oxford University and manufactured by Serum Institute of India, has begun in Pune, an official was quoted by PTI as saying on Monday.

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6:10 PM , 21 Sep

6,235 New COVID-19 Cases in Andhra Pradesh; Tally Rises to Over 6.31 Lakh

Andhra Pradesh on Monday reported 6,235 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally in the state to 6,31,749, including 5,410 deaths.


Published: 21 Sep 2020, 8:30 AM IST
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