Covid-19: India reports 38,310 fresh cases and 490 fatalities

New Delhi: With 38,310 fresh infection, India’s Coronavirus cases touches 82,67,623.

According to Union Health Ministry data released this morning, India’s death toll reached 1,23,097 after 490 new fatalities were reported in a day.

A total of 76,03,121 people have recuperated from the infection so far, pushing the national recovery rate to 91.96 per cent, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.49 per cent.

The number of active cases remained below six lakh for the fifth consecutive day. There are 5,41,405 active cases in the country as on date which comprise 6.55 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

India’s Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on 7 August, 30 lakh on 23 August and 40 lakh on 5 September. It went past 50 lakh on 16 September, 60 lakh on 28 September, 70 lakh on 11 October and crossed 80 lakh on 29 October.

According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 11,17,89,350 samples have been tested up so far with 10,46,247 samples being tested on Monday.

 

NT Bureau