New Delhi: India records 86,432 new coronavirus cases along with 1,089 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
India’s COVID-19 cases jumped from 10 lakh to 20 lakh in 21 days. It took 16 more days to race past 30 lakh and 13 days more to cross the 40-lakh mark.
It took 110 days for the COVID-19 cases in the country to reach one lakh while it had taken 59 days more to go past the 10-lakh post.
The COVID-19 case fatality rate due to the novel coronavirus infection has further declined to 1.73 per cent.
There are 8,46,395 active cases of coronavirus infection, which is 21.04 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.
India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7 and went past 30 lakh on August 23.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a cumulative total of 4,77,38,491 samples have been tested up to September 4 with 10,59,346 samples being tested on Friday.