India’s tally crosses 63 lakh-mark with 86,821 fresh cases in last 24-hours

WION Web Team NEW DELHI Oct 01, 2020, 11.11 AM(IST)

Students attend school in Srinagar amid coronavirus Photograph:( AFP )

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India's coronavirus tally now stands at 63, 12,585 including 9, 40,705 active cases, 52, 73,202 recoveries and 98,678 deaths deaths as per Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data.

India's COVID-19 tally crossed the 63 lakh-mark on Thursday with a spike of 86,821 new cases and 1,181 deaths reported in the last 24-hours as per the Union Health Ministry.

India's coronavirus tally now stands at 63, 12,585 including 9, 40,705 active cases, 52, 73,202 recoveries and 98,678 deaths deaths as per Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data.

Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued new guidelines for resuming activities in areas outside the Containment Zones on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, Director-General of World Health Organisation (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday said that the actual number of deaths due to COVID-19 is "certainly higher" than 1 million.

(With inputs from agencies)