Photos: India reports around 1000 daily Covid-19 deaths

On September 15, India’s Covid-19 death toll reached 80,776.The last three weeks, India, on average, has been reporting at least 1,000 new deaths due to Covid-19. However, India’s Case Fatality Rate (CFR) is nearly half of the global rate at 1.64%. Maharashtra is the worst hit state in India followed by Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. The states have now been asked to focus on districts that are reporting high case fatality rate, and to refine as well as strengthen their approach and strategies to contain the virus.

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People wearing PPE coveralls perform rituals for the cremation of a relative who died of coronavirus (COVID-19) disease in Guwahati on September 10. India, on average, has been reporting at least 1,000 new deaths daily due to Covid-19 for the past three weeks now. (Anupam Nath / AP)

People wearing PPE coveralls perform rituals for the cremation of a relative who died of coronavirus (COVID-19) disease in Guwahati on September 10. India, on average, has been reporting at least 1,000 new deaths daily due to Covid-19 for the past three weeks now. (Anupam Nath / AP)

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A health worker makes an announcement inside the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Village Covid-19 care centre in New Delhi on September 13. With 1,054 new Covid-19 deaths reported from across India on September 15, the total number of fatalities has reached 80,776, HT reported. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT Photo)

A health worker makes an announcement inside the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Village Covid-19 care centre in New Delhi on September 13. With 1,054 new Covid-19 deaths reported from across India on September 15, the total number of fatalities has reached 80,776, HT reported. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT Photo)

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Devotees offer prayers outside Mount Mary church during annual Mount Mary fair at Bandra in Mumbai on September 13. Maharashtra continues to report maximum number of Covid-19 related deaths, with 363 patients dying on September 14 alone, taking the total number of deaths in the state to 29,894. (Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo)

Devotees offer prayers outside Mount Mary church during annual Mount Mary fair at Bandra in Mumbai on September 13. Maharashtra continues to report maximum number of Covid-19 related deaths, with 363 patients dying on September 14 alone, taking the total number of deaths in the state to 29,894. (Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo)

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A health worker preserves a swab sample collected for Covid-19 test at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in Gomti Nagar, Lucknow on September 14. India’s case fatality rate (CFR) has been improving steadily and currently stands at 1.64%, which is among the lowest in the world. The global CFR currently is nearly double of the Indian CFR at 3.18%. (Dheeraj Dhawan / HT Photo)

A health worker preserves a swab sample collected for Covid-19 test at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in Gomti Nagar, Lucknow on September 14. India’s case fatality rate (CFR) has been improving steadily and currently stands at 1.64%, which is among the lowest in the world. The global CFR currently is nearly double of the Indian CFR at 3.18%. (Dheeraj Dhawan / HT Photo)

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Health workers wearing PPE coveralls walk past Covid-19 patients inside the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Village Covid-19 care centre in New Delhi on September 13. The Central government has directed states to focus on districts that are reporting high CFR. It has also asked the states to strengthen their approach and strategies relating to testing, contact tracing, home isolation, availability of ambulances, hospital beds, oxygen, HT reported. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT Photo)

Health workers wearing PPE coveralls walk past Covid-19 patients inside the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Village Covid-19 care centre in New Delhi on September 13. The Central government has directed states to focus on districts that are reporting high CFR. It has also asked the states to strengthen their approach and strategies relating to testing, contact tracing, home isolation, availability of ambulances, hospital beds, oxygen, HT reported. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT Photo)

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A health worker chemically disinfects testing kits used for detecting Covid-19 infection at Shadipur in New Delhi on September 13. While measures are being taken by both the Centre and state governments to cut the disease transmission, the total number of new cases being reported each day is inching closer to 100,000. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

A health worker chemically disinfects testing kits used for detecting Covid-19 infection at Shadipur in New Delhi on September 13. While measures are being taken by both the Centre and state governments to cut the disease transmission, the total number of new cases being reported each day is inching closer to 100,000. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

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People queue outside a Covid-19 test registration desk at District Hospital, in Sector 30, Noida on September 14. On September 15, 83,809 new cases were reported in India, taking the total number of Covid-19 positive cases in the country to close to 5 million (49,30,236). (Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)

People queue outside a Covid-19 test registration desk at District Hospital, in Sector 30, Noida on September 14. On September 15, 83,809 new cases were reported in India, taking the total number of Covid-19 positive cases in the country to close to 5 million (49,30,236). (Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)

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