India became the third country with more than four million COVID-19 cases in the world on September 4, after the U.S. and Brazil with 6.253 million and 4.047 million cases respectively. The death toll in India reached 69,000, third behind the U.S.’s 1.898 lakh and Brazil’s 1.247 lakh. Data was based on reports from the State governments and the Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 tracker.
September 4 saw 80,938 confirmed cases and 1,080 deaths registered till 10.20 p.m. with data yet to come from Assam, Jharkhand, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura. This marked the third straight day when more than 80,000 infections were identified.