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  News   Nation  17 Sep 2020  Covid-19: Nearly 98,000 cases in 24 hours in India; death toll above 83,000

Covid-19: Nearly 98,000 cases in 24 hours in India; death toll above 83,000

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published Sep 17, 2020, 11:20 am IST
Updated Sep 17, 2020, 11:20 am IST
A record single-day increase of 97,894 infections pushed India's Covid-19 tally to over 51 lakh, while number of people who have recovered
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New Delhi: A record single-day increase of 97,894 infections pushed India's Covid-19 tally to over 51 lakh, while the number of people who have recovered from the disease crossed 40 lakh on Thursday.

The total coronavirus cases mounted to 51,18,253, while the death toll climbed to 83,198 with the virus claiming 1,132 lives in a span of 24 hours.

CoronavirusCoronavirus The total recoveries surged to 40,25,079 while the active cases of Covid-19 crossed 10 lakh for the first time.

The Covid-19 case fatality rate due to the coronavirus infection was recorded at 1.63 per cent.

CoronavirusCoronavirusThere are 10,09,976 active cases of Covid-19 in the country which comprises 19.73 per cent of the total caseload.

India's Covid-19 tally had crossed the 40-lakh mark on September 5 and it went past 50 lakh on September 16.

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