New Delhi | Updated: September 16, 2020 5:15:30 pm
Coronavirus India updates COVID19 tracker: India's coronavirus case tally crosses 50-lakh mark with a spike of 90,123 new cases and 1,290 deaths in the last 24 hours.
On Monday, for instance, Delhi nearly halved testing levels from 62,669 a week ago to 33,733 while Bihar conducted 1.73 lakh tests, most of them using RAT kits.
Coronavirus India updates COVID19 tracker: Total Coronavirus cases tally in India crossed 50-lakh mark with an increase of 90,123 new cases and 1,290 deaths in the last 24 hours. The total case tally stood at 50,20,360 including 9,95,933 active cases, 39,42,361 cured or discharged or migrated and 82,066 deaths, as per data shared by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Serum Institute of India has been granted clearances by Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) Dr V G Somani to resume human trial of the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine candidate ‘Covishield’ at multiple test sites across the country. Earlier DCGI ordered the vaccine maker to suspend any new recruitment for phase two and three trials after the clinical trial of Oxford-AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine candidate ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 AZD-1222 was asked to hold.
The bulk of the coronavirus caseload has been recorded from Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, West Bengal, and Kerala. Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has stated that 11,16,842 samples were tested for coronavirus on September 15. So far, 5,94,29,115 samples were tested up to September 15 for COVID19.
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Around the world, India ranks second in the number of global cases chart. The US has so far recorded the most number of Coronavirus cases with 65,53,303. India has so far reported 48,46,427. Brazil comes third with 43,45,610. In the death toll tally, the US recorded 1,94,489 deaths, Brazil reported 1,32,006 deaths, and India recorded 79,722. Meanwhile, the WHO stated the single highest day cases were recorded yesterday around the world.