India still records world's largest daily rise in COVID-19 cases with 86,508 new patients

India still records world
# 24 September 2020 09:25 (UTC +04:00)

India has confirmed 86,508 new cases of the coronavirus over the past 24 hours thus continuing to register the world's largest daily increase in the number of COCVID-19 patients, with the total number of those infected having reached 5,732,518, the country's Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Thursday, APA reports citing Sputnik.

The death toll from the disease has reached 91,149 people, with 1,129 new fatalities recorded over the past day. More than 4.67 million people have recovered in India since the start of the epidemic.

India comes second in terms of the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, following the United States with more than 6.93 million COVID-19 patients.