With 93,337 new cases, India’s COVID-19 tally crosses 53 lakh

India has reported 93,337 new cases of coronavirus and 1,247 deaths in the last 24 hours. The COVID-19 tally in the country now stands at 53,08,014, while the death toll rose to 85,619, according to Health Ministry data.

Of the total cases, 42,08,431 have been cured/discharged/migrated. There are 10,13,964 active cases of COVID-19 in India.

The recovery rate among coronavirus patients stands at 79.3%.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said over 6.24 crore samples have been tested up to September 18 of which 8,81,911 samples were tested yesterday.