India’s coronavirus death toll crosses 40,000-mark; over 56,000 new cases push overall tally to 19.6 lakh
The total coronavirus cases in India surged to 19,64,537 while the death toll climbed to 40,699 with 904 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
As per the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data updated at 8 am, the Covid-19 tally of the country climbed to 19,64,537 on Thursday morning.
The overall coronavirus tally of India includes 5,95,501 active cases, while 13,28,337 have recovered so far, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare’s data showed.
India's COVID-19 tally mounted to 19.08 lakh on Wednesday, with 52,509 people testing positive for COVID-19 in a day, while the death toll climbed to 39,795 with 857 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours, data updated at 8 am showed.