India’s coronavirus tally crossed the 5.9 million-mark on Saturday after a spike of 85,362 fresh cases were reported, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday.The country at present has 9,60,969 active cases.As many as 1,089 fresh deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, taking India’s Covid-19 toll to 93,379 on Saturday.
The total cases tally in India stands at 59,03,933 including 48,49,584 recovered/discharged cases, 9,60,696 active cases and 93,379 deaths due to Covid-19.According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), as per data on September 25, the total number of Covid-19 samples tested stands at 7,02,69,975.
Around 13,41,535 the number of samples on Friday.
Over 1,000 deaths were also recorded in the past 24 hours, pushing the total number of deaths recorded since the pandemic began past 93,000.
The number of recoveries reported in the past 24 hours is around 93,000 as well, taking the total number of people who have fought off the virus past 48 lakh.Around 13.4 lakh COVID tests were also conducted in the past 24 hours.India is the second worst-affected country by the COVID pandemic, second only to the United States in the total number of active cases.