Vastavam web: India recorded 83,341 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases in country to 39,36,748 according to data released by the Union Health Ministry. A total of 1,096 new deaths were recorded, taking the death toll to 68,472. The total number of active cases currently stand at 8,31,124, while 30,37,152 patients have recovered. The Indian Council of Medical Research said that 4,66,79,145 samples have been tested up to September 3, and of these 11,69,765 samples were tested on Thursday. With this India has found itself at the third position, among the world’s most affected nations, trailing just behind the US and Brazil.