72,049 New COVID-19 Cases Take India’s Tally to Over 67 Lakh 

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India on Wednesday, 7 October, reported 72,049 new coronavirus cases, taking the tally in the country to 67,57,132. Meanwhile, the death toll increased by 986 to 1,04,555.

According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 9,07,883 active cases across the country, while 57,44,693 patients have been discharged, and one had migrated earlier.

Snapshot
  • The Health Ministry on Wednesday pointed out that 10 states/UTs account for 78% of the new coronavirus cases, and 83% of the deaths reported in the last 24 hours
  • As many as 11,99,857 samples were tested for COVID-19 on Tuesday, taking the total number of samples tested in India to 8,22,71,654, the ICMR said
  • The Health Ministry on Tuesday issued the SOPs on preventive measures to contain the spread of coronavirus during the festive season
  • Globally, over 35.7 million cases of coronavirus have been recorded so far, with the death toll standing at over 10,48,000

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4:05 AM, 07 Oct

11.99 Lakh Samples Tested for COVID-19 on Tuesday: ICMR

As many as 11,99,857 samples were tested for COVID-19 on Tuesday, taking the total number of samples tested in India to 8,22,71,654, the Indian Council of Medical Research said.

4:21 AM, 07 Oct

72,049 New COVID-19 Cases Take India’s Tally to Over 67 Lakh

India on Wednesday reported 72,049 new coronavirus cases, taking the tally in the country to 67,57,132. Meanwhile, the death toll increased by 986 to 1,04,555.

According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 9,07,883 active cases across the country, while 57,44,693 patients have been discharged, and one had migrated earlier.

72,049 New COVID-19 Cases Take India’s Tally to Over 67 Lakh 
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7:29 AM, 07 Oct

10 States/UTs Account for 78% of New COVID-19 Cases: Health Ministry

The Health Ministry on Wednesday pointed out that 10 states/Union territories account for 78 percent of the new confirmed coronavirus cases, and 83 percent of the deaths reported in the last 24 hours.

The overall recovery rate has risen to more than 85 percent, with 82,203 new recoveries reported on Wednesday.

8:12 AM, 07 Oct

Dabbawalas, Employees of Foreign Consulates Allowed to Travel in Local Trains

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Published: 07 Oct 2020, 09:37 AM IST