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First time since August 18 that India has reported 55,342 corona cases in a day

October 13, 2020 09:56 AM

New Delhi, October 13, 2020

With 55, 342 fresh coronavirus cases recorded in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 tally touched 71.75 lakh, showed data shared by the Health Ministry this morning. This is the first time since August 18 that India has reported around 55, 000 cases in a day, and second consecutive day when the total new infections were under 70, 000 since the September surge.

The country also reported 706 deaths in this period taking the total Covid-related fatalities to 1, 09, 856. India has been reporting more than 900 coronavirus related deaths every day since early August.
- Agencies

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