Cases cross 60 lakh in India
New Delhi, Sep 27
More than 85,000 new Covid cases were reported across India in the past 24 hours, Government data showed on Sunday, taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the country past the 60 lakh-mark.
Over 1,000 deaths were also recorded in the past 24 hours, pushing the total number of deaths recorded since the pandemic began past 94,000.
The number of recoveries reported in the past 24 hours is around 92,000, taking the total number of people who have fought off the virus past 49 lakh.
Around 13.4 lakh Covid tests were also conducted in the past 24 hours.
India is the second worst-affected country by the Covid pandemic, second only to the United States in the total number of active cases.