Covid-19: India crosses 87-lakh mark

New Delhi: With 44,879 new infections, India’s Coronavirus cases crossed 87-lakh mark.

According to Union Health Ministry data released this morning, the country’s total Covid-19 caseload rose to 87,28,795.

The death toll reached 1,28,668 after 547 more fatalities were reported in the country in a span of 24 hours, the data said.

The recoveries surged to 81,15,580, pushing the national recovery rate to 92.97 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry.

There are 4,84,547 active cases in the country which comprise 5.55 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 12,31,01,739 samples have been tested so far with 11,39,230 samples being tested on Thursday.


NT Bureau