India’s COVID tally crosses 44-lakh mark with a spike of 95,735 cases

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New Delhi (NVI): India witnessed a biggest single-day jump of 95,735 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, rising the overall tally to 44,65,863, Union Health Ministry said.

The country’s death toll has reached 7,5062 with 1,172 fatalities reported during this period.

Reportedly, the number of active cases stand at 9,19,018, while the number of patients discharged from the hospital has reached 34,71,783.

In worst-hit Maharashtra, the COVID-19 cases climbed to 9,67,349, followed by Andhra Pradesh with 5,27,512 cases, and Tamil Nadu with 4,80,524 cases.

The other worst affected states are Karnataka (4,21,730), Uttar Pradesh (2,85,041) and Delhi (2,01,174).

Maharashtra has also reported the highest number of death toll at 27,784 followed by 8,090 fatalities in Tamil Nadu.

The death toll in the national capital surpassed to 4,638, while 1,72,763 patients have recovered so far, the healthy ministry data shows.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the total number of samples tested up to September 9 is 5,29,34, 433 including 11, 29,756 samples tested yesterday.

Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath called for increasing contact tracing of coronavirus patients in Lucknow, Kanpur and Allahabad, amid rising COVID-29 cases in the state.