India’s Covid Death Toll Surpasses 1 Lakh On Saturday

More than one lakh people have died of COVID-19 in India – the world’s second worst-hit country by the coronavirus pandemic after US – as it recorded 1,069 deaths and total caseload crossed 64.7 lakh with 79,476 new cases, data released by the Health Ministry on Saturday morning showed. India now has 9,44,996 active COVID-19 cases and more than 54 lakh recoveries with 75,628 more people having fought off the disease in the last 24 hours, Health Ministry data shows. India’s overall Covid-related deaths stand at 1,00,842 with a fatality rate of 1.5 per cent. It is in the third spot in terms of fatalities globally after the US and Brazil, according to the Johns Hopkins University, which has been compiling COVID-19 data from all over the world.States of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal reported the highest deaths in the last 24 hours accounting for 67 per cent of all deaths.

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