India records over 75 k new COVID cases; recovery rate 77.65 pc

Last Updated: Tuesday, 8 September 2020 (19:37 IST)
New Delhi:India on Tuesday registered a of 75,809 new COVID cases during the past 24 hours, while 1,133 more people succumbed to it in the same duration, said.
The spike on Tuesday was lower as compared to the past three days' over 90 k cases.Country's overall tally
now stands at 42,80,423, as per the government data.
 
While the active case load has increased to 8,83,697,  fatalities due to the virus have reached 72,775 till date, with 1,133 more people losing their battle to the deadly virus since Monday.On the brighter side, recoveries have crossed 33 lakh mark reaching 33,23,950  after 73,521 people were cured/discharged.
 
The now stands at 77.65 per cent, while the is at 1.70 per cent presently.According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), in the past 24 hours, 10,98,621 samples were tested, taking the total conducted to 5,06,50,128, till date.
 
Globally, the United States of America remains at the top spot with over 61 lakh case count so far , followed by India at number two  and then Brazil at third spot.(UNI)