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Covid-19 deaths to cross 1 lakh today

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on October 02, 2020 Published on October 02, 2020

According to statistics released by the Health Ministry, a total of 1,095 persons succumbed to their infection in the last 24 hours, taking the total so far to 99,773   -  Kamal Narang

The total number of deaths stood at 99,773

The death toll from the Covid-19 pandemic in the country is expected to cross the one lakh-mark in India on Friday.

According to statistics released by the Health Ministry, a total of 1,095 persons succumbed to their infection in the last 24 hours, taking the total so far to 99,773.

During this period, nearly 81,500 tested positive for Covid-19, while 78,877 people recovered. As of now, 9,82,217 people have active infections in the country.

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Since the first case emerged in India on January 30, close to 63.94 lakh people have been infected by the novel coronavirus, of which 53.52 lakh recovered already.

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Published on October 02, 2020
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