With 90,123 new cases, India’s COVID-19 tally crosses 50 lakh mark

India has reported 90,123 new cases of coronavirus and 1,290 deaths in the last 24 hours. The COVID-19 tally in the country now stands at 50,20,359, while the death toll rose to 82,066, according to Health Ministry data.

Of the total cases, 39,42,360 have been cured/discharged/migrated. There are 9,95,933 active cases of COVID-19 in India.

The recovery rate among coronavirus patients stands at 78.53%.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said over 5.94 crore samples have been tested up to September 15 of which 11,16,842 samples were tested yesterday.