Covid-19: India’s crosses 49-lakh mark; death toll up 80,776

New Delhi: As many as 83,809 new Coronavirus cases were reported in India, thus crossing the 49-lakh mark today.

According to Union Health Ministry data released this morning, the total Covid-19 cases now stands at 49,30,236.

The death toll rose to 80,776 with 1,054 more people succumbing to the infection. The case fatality rate stands at 1.64 per cent, the data said.

A total of 38.59 lakh people have recuperated so far and there are 9,90,061 active cases of the coronavirus disease in India.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, 5.83 crore tests have been conducted so far and 10.73 lakh samples were tested on Monday.

 

NT Bureau