New Delhi: India’s Covid-19 cases reached 40,23,179 on Saturday, after the Ministry of Health reported a record rise of 86,432 cases in the last 24 hours. The death toll rose by 1,089 to 69,561.
India has 8,46,395 active cases now. India is likely to soon overtake Brazil, which has 40.91 lakh cases so far.
The Indian Council of Medical Research has tested 4,77,38,491 samples till Friday, including 10,59,346 tests conducted on September 4.
Globally, the virus has infected 2.65 crore people, and 8.73 lakh have died due to it, according to Johns Hopkins University.