New Delhi: India reported 81,484 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, taking the tally to 64 lakh-mark, with 63,94,068 cases out of which 9.4 lakh are active cases, as shown by the government data. A total of 1,095 deaths due to Covid-19 were reported the same day.
Maharashtra is still the worst affected state in the country with more than 14 lakh cases till now, with over 37,000 deaths and almost 2.6 lakh active cases.
September, so far, accounted for 41.53% of the total COVID-19 cases in the country, counting over 26,21,418 cases of the 64 lakh reported in the month alone.
At least 33,390 deaths were reported in the last month due to COVID-19, which accounts 33.84% of the total 98,678 deaths recorded.
India’s COVID-19 testing is increased to conduct more than 15 lakh tests each day with 140 per day per million tests as advised by the World Health Organization.