NEW DELHI: India Covid-19 count crossed the 46-lakh mark today as India had reported single day spike with 97,570 new coronavirus positive case on Saturday, September 12 said Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
With this the case load increased to 46,59,984. The death toll due to the virus rose to 77,472 with fresh 1,201 deaths reported in the past 24 hours.
India ranked as the third worst-hit country by the coronavirus pandemic in the world after the United States and Brazil, with highest positive cases being reported on a daily basis.
According to the data released by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on today, a total of 36,24,196 people recovered from the virus and discharged from hospitals till date.
The country’s recovery rate stands at 77.7 per cent while the fatality rate was at 1.66 per cent.
Currently there are 9,58,316 active cases in the country.
To contain the further spread of the virus India has increased the anti-COVID-19 measures including the improvement of COVID-19 tests conducted across the country.
India had conducted testing on 10,91,251 samples on Friday , with this a total of 5,51,89,226 samples were tested for COVID-19 in the country since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.