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India reported 75,829 COVID-19 cases in a day on Sunday

October 04, 2020 11:40 AM

New Delhi, October 4
India's COVID-19 total coronavirus cases mounted to 65, 49, 373 with 75, 829 people testing positive for the infection in a day while the death toll climbed to 1, 01, 782 with the virus claiming 940 lives in a span of 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am showed.

The total recoveries have surged to 55, 09, 966 while there are 9, 37, 625, active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 14.32 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated. The COVID-19 case fatality rate has further dropped to 1.55 per cent.

According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 7, 89, 92, 534 samples have been tested up to October 3 with 11, 42, 131 samples being tested on Saturday.

The 940 new fatalities include 278 from Maharashtra, 100 from Karnataka, 65 from Tamil Nadu, 62 from West Bengal, 61 from Punjab, 60 from Uttar Pradesh, 41 from Andhra Pradesh and 34 from Delhi.

A total of 1, 01, 782 deaths have been reported so far in the country including 37, 758 from Maharashtra followed by 9, 718 from Tamil Nadu, 9, 219 from Karnataka, 5, 977 from Uttar Pradesh, 5, 941 from Andhra Pradesh, 5, 472 from Delhi, 5, 132 from West Bengal, 3, 562 from Punjab and 3, 487 from Gujarat.
- PTI

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