India's COVID-19 tally nears 6 million, death toll reaches 94,503

2020-09-27 13:05:10Xinhua Editor : Cheng Zizhuo ECNS App Download
Special: Battle Against Novel Coronavirus

India's COVID-19 tally is inching towards the 6-million mark, reaching 5,992,532 on Sunday, as the death toll reached 94,503, according to the latest data released by the federal health ministry.

As many as 88,600 new COVID-19 cases and 1,124 deaths were reported across the country in the past 24 hours.

According to the ministry's latest data, 4,941,627 people have been cured and discharged from hospitals.

"The number of active cases in the country stands at 956,402," the ministry added.

A total of 71,257,836 COVID-19 tests were conducted across the country till Saturday, out of which 987,861 tests were conducted on Saturday alone, according to the data released by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Sunday. 

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