Covid-19: India reports 47,905 fresh cases and 550 fatalities

New Delhi: With 47,905 fresh infections, India’s Coronavirus cases touched 86,83,916 today.

According to Union Health Ministry data released this morning, the Coronavirus death toll climbed to 1,28,121 with 550 new fatalities.

The number of active cases remained below 5 lakh for the second consecutive day. There are 4,89,294 active cases of Coronavirus infection in the country as on date which comprises 5.63 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

The total recoveries have surged to 80, 66,501 pushing the national recovery rate to 92.89 per cent, while the Covid-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.48 per cent.

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 12,19,62,509 samples have been tested up to 11 November with 11,93,358 samples being tested on Wednesday.

 

NT Bureau