Covid-19: India reports 40,210 new cases and 704 deaths


New Delhi: With 50,210 new infections, India’s Coronavirus cases touched 83,64,086 today.

According to Union Health Ministry data released this morning, the Covid-19 death
toll climbed to 1,24,315, with the virus claiming 704 lives in a span of 24 hours in the country.

The Covid-19 case fatality rate was recorded at 1.49 per cent. A total of 77,11,809 people have recuperated so far pushing the national recovery rate to 92.20 per cent, the data said.

There are 5,27,962 active cases of Coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 6.31 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 11,42,08,384 samples have been tested up to 4 November, with 12,09,425 samples being tested on Wednesday.