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Coronavirus Pandemic: India records almost 87,000 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

New Delhi: Despite a lengthy lockdown which was intended to curb the COVID-19 virus, the coronavirus pandemic is getting more serious with each passing day.

The number of coronavirus infections is rising at an alarming rate in India with thousands falling victim to the COVID-19 virus every day.

The situation has become so dangerous that the number of coronavirus patients is rising by almost 1,00,000 every day and daily spikes of over 50,000 COVID-19 infections are coming to light for more than a month now.

Over the last few days, the rapid spread of the coronavirus pandemic has gathered even more pace as the number of COVID-19 cases is rising by more than 90,000 daily.

Over the last few days, the number of new COVID-19 cases has risen by over 90,000 daily.

The daily rise in fresh coronavirus cases is setting new records every day as the COVID-19 virus continues to play havoc.

As Unlock 4 unfolds, the coronavirus pandemic is assuming even more alarming proportions with the number of COVID-19 infections rising by leaps and bounds.

In terms of the daily rise in the number of COVID-19 cases is concerned, India has now surpassed even the United States, which has been the worst affected by the coronavirus pandemic among the major countries.

The coronavirus pandemic in India currently seems to be at its worst, as the country's trajectory of daily COVID-19 cases continued to be the highest-ever recorded globally since the start of the health crisis in December 2019.

With 86,961 fresh coronavirus cases and 1,130 deaths in 24 hours, India's Covid-19 tally on Monday inched closer to 55 lakh-mark with a total of 54,87,580 cases in 235 days since the first case was reported on January 30.

Out of the total cases, 10,03,299 are currently active, 43,96,399 have recovered, while 87,882 lost the battle against the pandemic.

Even though India rallies behind the US for the number of coronavirus cases, it has overtaken the country to become number one in terms of recoveries. The recovery rate stands at 79.68 percent, while the fatality rate is 1.61 percent, the data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.

Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit with a total of 12,08,642 cases, including 32,671 deaths; followed by Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh.

According to the data from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), India conducted 7,31,534 sample tests in a single day on Sunday, taking the total number of samples tested so far to 64,392,594.

India is the second worst-hit behind the US which has 67,99,044 cases and 1,99,474 deaths. The total number of cases in the world stands at 3,09,18,269 and the fatalities are 9,59,332.

The other top 15 countries with the maximum amount of cases are Brazil (45,44,629), Russia (10,98,958), Peru (7,62,865), Colombia (7,58,398), Mexico (6,97,663), South Africa (6,61,211), Spain (6,40,040), Argentina (6,31,365), France (4,67,614), Chile (4,46,274), Iran (4,22,140), the UK (3,96,744), Bangladesh (3,48,918), Saudi Arabia (3,29,754) and Iraq (3,19,035), the CSSE figures showed.

Coronavirus graph in India:

Day Cases Deaths

Sept 21 86,961 1,130

Sept 20 92,605 1,133

Sept 19 93,337 1,247

Sept 18 96,424 1,174

Sept 17 97,894 1,132

Sept 16 90,123 1,290

Sept 15 83,809 1,054

Sept 14 92,071 1,136

Sept 13 94,372 1,114

Sept 12 97,570 1,201

Sept 11 96,551 1,209

Sept 10 95,735 1,172

Sept 9 89,706 1,115

Sept 8 75,809 1,133

Sept 7 90,802 1,016

Sept 6 90,632 1,065

Sept 5 86,432 1,089

Sept 4 83,341 1,096

Sept 3 83,883 1,043

Sept 2 78,357 1,045

Sept 1 69,921 819

August 31 78,512 971

August 30 78,761 948

August 29 76,472 1,021

August 28 77,266 1,057

August 27 75,760 1,017

August 26 67,151 1,059

August 25 60,975 848

August 24 61,407 836

August 23 69,239 912

August 22 69,878 945

August 21 68,898 983

August 20 69,652 977

August 19 64,531 1,092

August 18 55,079 876

August 17 57,981 941

August 16 63,489 944

August 15 65,002 996

August 14 64,553 1,007

August 13 66,999 942

August 12 60,963 834

August 11 53,601 871

August 10 62,064 1,007

August 9 64,399 861

August 8 61,537 933

August 7 62,538 886

August 6 56,282 904

August 5 52,509 857

August 4 52,050 803

August 3 52,972 771

August 2 54,736 853

August 1 57,117 764

July 31 55,079 779

July 30 52,123 775

July 29 48,513 768

July 28 47,704 654

July 27 49,931 708

July 26 48,661 705

July 25 48,916 757

July 24 49,310 740

July 23 45,720 1,129

July 22 37,724 548

July 21 37, 148 587

July 20 40,425 681

July 19 38,902 543

July 18 34,884 671

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