In the last 24 hours, almost 97,000 new cases have been reported and the total active cases stand at around 9,58,000.
The tally of total Covid-19 cases includes 9,58,316 active cases, 36,24,196 cured/discharged/migrated cases and 77,472 deaths, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The data further stated that 14,308 patients were discharged on September 11, 2020, and with this, a total of 7,15,023 COVID19 patients have been treated successfully in the state and given a discharge after full recovery. Thus, the overall recovery rate in India is 77.65 percent. The state now has 2,79,768 active cases, the department said in a release. "Recoveries are almost 3.8 times the Active Cases (under 1/4 total cases)", Union Health Ministry tweeted.
India has long breached US' single day tally of cases, but the U.S. still holds the single day deaths record of 2,494 on April 15.
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While several states showed a rise in infections, including the capital New Delhi and the central Chhattisgarh state, the highest numbers were from the India's biggest and richest state, Maharashtra, which reported 8,204 fresh cases.
The current case fatality ratio stands at 1.7 per cent and the sample tested per million are at 32128.4.
The two dates were chosen so that infected individuals would likely display coronavirus antibodies, which start appearing by the end of the first week after the onset of symptoms, the paper said.
Fourty-four deaths were reported in Mumbai, which was the highest, followed by 43 in Nagpur city and 29 in Pune city.