India's COVID-19 tally crosses 40 lakh mark with single-day spike of 86,432 new cases & 1,089 deaths

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Published: September 5,2020 10:17 AM
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September 5, 2020: India's COVID-19 tally crossed 40 lakh with single-day spike of 86,432 new cases & 1,089 deaths reported in the last 24 hours.

September 5, 2020: India's COVID-19 tally crossed 40 lakh with single-day spike of 86,432 new cases & 1,089 deaths reported in the last 24 hours.



The total case tally stands at 40,23,179 including 8,46,395 active cases, 31,07,223 cured/discharged/migrated & 69,561 deaths as per the statement of Ministry of Health.





It may be added that a total number of samples tested up to September 4 is 4,77,38,491 including 10,59,346 samples tested on Friday, said Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).



Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh are the five states which reported the highest number of cases in the last 24 hours. These five states account for over 62 per cent of the active cases, according to the Health Ministry.





India’s case tally is now few cases behind Brazil, the world's second worst affected nation after the United States.