India on Monday, 21 September, reported 86,961 new coronavirus cases, taking the tally in the country to 54,87,581. The death toll increased by 1,130 to 87,882. According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 10,03,299 active cases across the country, while 43,96,399 patients have been discharged, and one had earlier migrated.
Globally, over 31 million cases of COVID-19 have been recorded so far, with the death toll standing at over 9,60,000.
Meanwhile, the second round of a countrywide serosurvey, led by ICMR, has been successfully completed. The final phase analysis of the survey is now underway and will offer a comparison with the results of the first survey, ICMR was quoted by ANI as saying.
- 12 lakh tests were conducted in India on 20 September, which is an all-time high
- Delhi’s COVID-19 case count went past 2.46 lakh on Sunday
- The Taj Mahal and Agra Fort will reopen from Monday after being closed for six months
6,235 New COVID-19 Cases in Andhra Pradesh; Tally Rises to Over 6.31 Lakh
Andhra Pradesh on Monday reported 6,235 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally in the state to 6,31,749, including 5,410 deaths.
Lockdown Enforced in 10 Districts of Chhattisgarh
A lockdown was enforced on Monday in 10 districts of Chhattisgarh, including state capital Raipur, till September 28, amid a surge in coronavirus cases. Raipur, which has been reporting 900 to 1,000 daily cases, was declared a containment zone.
India's COVID Tally Reaches 54.87 Lakh
India's COVID-19 case tally reached 54,87,581 on Monday, 21 September, with a spike of 86,961 new cases and 1,130 deaths in the last 24 hours. Of these, 10,03,299 are active cases, 43,96,399 are cured/discharged/migrated and the death toll stands at 87,882, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare said on Monday.
Lok Sabha MP NK Premachandran Tests COVID-19-Positive
Lok Sabha MP and Revolutionary Socialist Party leader NK Premachandran has tested positive for the coronavirus, says his office.
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