India records 96,550 new cases in biggest spike
India registered highest 24-hour spike on Friday (September 11, 2020) with 96,551 new cases and 1,209 deaths reported in a single day with this India`s COVID-19 count crossed the 45-lakh mark.
India has crossed the highest tally of COVID-19 cases reported by a country in a single day which was reported by the US, but the latter still holds the single-day deaths record of 2,494 on April 15.
Meanwhile, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that 11,63,542 samples were tested for COVID-19 on September 10 taking the total number of tests conducted for the disease to 5,40,97,975 in the country.
Centre has revised its guidelines of students appearing for examinations in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic and said symptomatic students will have to be taken to a healthcare centre for treatment while the university will have to look for other means to help them appear in the examination.
After remaining shut for over nearly 6 months, Delhi Metro have also resumed services. This comes after Yellow Line, Blue Line and other major routes were opened up days earlier as part of Unlock 4.