COVID-19: India Records 46,963 Cases, 470 Deaths
New Delhi: India records 46,963 new coronavirus cases along with 470 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The recovery rate stood at 91.54 per cent.
A total of 74,91,513 people have recuperated from COVID-19 so far taking the national recovery rate to 91.54 per cent while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.49 per cent. The number of active cases of COVID-19 remained below 6 lakh for the third consecutive day.
There are 5,70,458 active cases of coronavirus in the country as on date which comprises 6.97 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 10,98,87,303 samples have been tested up to October 31 with 10,91,239 samples being tested on Saturday.