New Delhi: The total number of COVID-19 cases have increased to 49,30,236 in India after a single-day jump of 83,809. The death toll in the country has crossed more than 80,000 with 1,054 deaths in the last 24 hours.
The number of active cases stands at 9,90,061 whereas the total recoveries have reached to 38,59,399 with 10,72,845 tests being conducted on September 14.
Bengaluru has now emerged as the third-worst affected city with the virus in India. It has left behind Mumbai, Pune and Delhi in the total number of confirmed infections. It has now more than 1.7 lakh people suffering from COVID-19.
With the growing number of COVID-19 cases in India daily, the leaders feels they no choice but to prioritize reopening and accept the risk of increasing the viral infections, with the public metro rail resumed its services from early September considering enough protocols been taken to avoid contamination.
India already stands at the second position in the world with the total number of cases and with measures being lifted and anxiety rising, people are complaining of not being able to find hospital beds. States having most COVID-19 cases in India are: Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh.