90,000 New COVID Cases Take India’s Tally Past Brazil to 2nd Spot 

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Health Ministry has reported that India's daily testing capacity has crossed 11.70 lakhs. Cumulative tests are nearly 5 crores (4,95,51,507) as on date. 7,20,362 tests have been conducted in the last 24 hours.

India on Monday, 7 September, reported 90,802 new COVID-19 cases, in what is the biggest one-day spike till now, taking the tally in the country to 42,04,614. The death toll increased by 1,016 to 71,642.

According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 8,82,542 active cases across the country, while 32,50,429 patients have been discharged.

With this, India becomes the second worst-affected country globally by a number of coronavirus cases, surpassing Brazil, and standing behind the US.

  • Andhra Pradesh Crosses 5 Lakh Mark in Covid-19 Cases
    The total number of samples tested up to 6 September stands at 4,95,51,507, including 7,20,362 samples tested on Sunday, the ICMR said
  • After being shut for months due to lockdown, metro services resumed in several cities, including Delhi, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad, in a graded manner on Monday
  • Globally, over 27 million cases of coronavirus have been recorded so far, with the death toll standing at over 8,80,000

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10:56 PM , 07 Sep

2785 Covid-19 Positive Cases Detected in Assam

2785 Covid-19 cases were reported today out of 38611 tests done in the last 24 hours. A total number of cases now at 1,28,244 including 96,823 recoveries, 31,048 active cases, and 370 deaths, says Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

10:20 PM , 07 Sep

Plea in SC Seeks Postponement of Bihar Polls Due to COVID-19

A plea has been filed in the Apex Court seeking a direction to the Election Commission to postpone Bihar assembly elections scheduled in October and November due to COVID-19 pandemic.

10:16 PM , 07 Sep

Dharavi Covid-19 Tally Rises to 2,824

Dharavi's Covid-19 tally rises to 2,824 with the addition of five cases today, reported BMC.

9:25 PM , 07 Sep

West Bengal Records 58 Covid-19 Fatalities Today

Covid-19 toll in West Bengal climbed 3,620 with 58 more fatalities; while 3,077 new cases pushed the tally to 1,83,865.

Published: 07 Sep 2020, 9:57 AM IST
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