COVID-19: India Records 46,790 Cases, 587 Deaths
New Delhi: India records 46,790 new coronavirus cases along with 587 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The number of new fatalities reported daily across the country was recorded below 600 for the second consecutive day.
The active cases of coronavirus remained below 8 lakh for the fourth consecutive day.
There are 7,48,538, active cases of coronavirus in the country which comprises 9.85 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.
A total 67,33,328 people have recuperated from the disease so far pushing the national recovery rate to 88.63 per cent while the case fatality rate due COVID-19 stands at 1.52 per cent.
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 and crossed 70 lakh on October 11.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a cumulative total of 9,61,16,771 samples have been tested up to October 19 with 10,32,795 samples being tested on Monday.