COVID-19: India Records 38, 310 Cases, 490 Deaths
New Delhi: India records 38,310 new coronavirus cases along with 490 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
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 August 7, 30 lakh on August 23 and 40 lakh on September 5.
It went past 50 lakh on September 16, 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11 and crossed 80 lakh on October 29.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (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.