New Delhi, Sept. 16 -- : India's COVID-19 tally crossed the 50-lakh mark with a spike of 90,123 new cases and 1,290 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday.

The total case tally in the country stands at 50,20,360 including 9,95,933 active cases, 39,42,361 cured/discharged/migrated and 82,066 deaths, as per the Ministry.

India logged in the highest number of single-day recoveries with 82,961 recoveries in the last 24 hours, Ministry informed.

"A total of 82,961 COVID patients were cured and discharged from home/facility isolation and hospitals, steeply pushing the recovery rate to 78.53 per cent. As many as 27 States/UTs are reporting recovery rate of more than 70 per cent," Ministr...