New Delhi: India’s coronavirus tally rose to 28,36,925 on Thursday morning as 69,652 new cases were reported in 24 hours. The toll increased by 977 to 53,866. There are now 6,86,395 active cases, while as many as 20,96,664 people have been discharged after undergoing treatment so far.
The Indian Council of Medical Research says 3,26,61,252 samples have been tested for the coronavirus till Wednesday.
The United States has donated a shipment of 100 ventilators to India to help it fight the coronavirus pandemic. This was the second shipment from the US to India since the health crisis began.
The first shipment of machines, donated in June, have been set up at the eight regional All India Institutes of Medical Sciences.
The global coronavirus tally rose to 2,22,62,946 while the toll crossed 7.84 lakh, according to the Johns Hopkins University’s tracker. More than 1.42 crore people have recovered from the infection so far.