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India records 79,476 new COVID positive cases & 75,628 recoveries on October 3

India records 79,476 new COVID positive cases & 75,628 recoveries on October 3

Kohima, October 03 (NEx): India recorded 79,476 new COVID-19 positive cases and 75,628 recoveries in the last 24 hours, updated the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data.

The total case tally stands at 64,73,544 including 9,44,996 active cases. The country also recorded 1,069 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the COVID-19 death toll to 1,00,842, the data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare updated.

Globally, in terms of number of COVID-19 positive cases, India stands at number two, while US is at the top of the table with more than 7.36 million total cases and close to 2.09 lakh deaths from COVID-19. Brazil is at the third spot with 4.88 million total cases and over 1.45 lakh deaths.