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.

Snapshot
  • 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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4:19 AM, 07 Sep

Delhi Metro Resumes: Yellow Line Operational, Staggered Timings

After being shut for 169 days due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the subsequent lockdowns, Delhi metro commenced its services from Monday, 7 September, under the Centre’s 'Unlock 4' guidelines.

Metro services are being resumed in a graded manner, with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) opening the Yellow and the Rapid Metro lines in the first phase from 7 September. The Yellow Line runs from Samaypur Badli in the northern part of the national capital to HUDA City Centre in Gurugram.

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4:37 AM, 07 Sep
KEY EVENT

90,802 New COVID-19 Cases Take India's Tally to Over 42 Lakh; 71,642 Deaths

India on Monday 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.

90,000 New COVID Cases Take India’s Tally Past Brazil to 2nd Spot 
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6:12 AM, 07 Sep

3,861 New COVID-19 Cases in Odisha; Tally Rises to Over 1.27 Lakh

Odisha has reported 3,861 new COVID-19 cases and 10 fatalities, taking the tally in the state to 1,27,892 and the death toll to 556.

8:39 AM, 07 Sep

India's Recovery Rate at 77.31%: Health Ministry

With a total of 69,564 patients discharged in the last 24 hours, the COVID-19 recovery rate in India now stands at 77.31 percent, the Health Ministry data pointed out on Monday.


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