Podcast | Quick look 23: India's Covid-19 tally; PM Modi inaugurates projects in Bihar

Siddharth Mathew Cherian | Updated on September 13, 2020 Published on September 13, 2020

India’s Covid-19 tally of cases crossed 47 lakh with 94,372 new infections being reported in a day, while 37,02,595 people have recuperated taking the national recovery rate to 77.88 per cent on Sunday.

The total coronavirus cases mounted to 47,54,356, while the death toll climbed to 78,586 with 1,114 people succumbing to the infection in a span of 24 hours.

The Covid-19 case fatality rate due to the coronavirus infection has further dropped to 1.65 per cent.

Ahead of the assembly elections in Bihar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday gave Chief Minister Nitish Kumar a pat on his back for ushering in sushasan (good governance) and expressed confidence that the good work will continue under the leadership of the JD(U) chief.

Modi dedicated to the nation three petroleum sector projects worth about ₹900 crore via video conferencing.

Modi inaugurated the 193 km extension of the LPG pipeline from Durgapur in West Bengal to Banka in Bihar, and two LPG bottling plants in Banka and in East Champaran’s Harsiddhi.

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Published on September 13, 2020