Coronavirus: India registers 44,281 new COVID cases; active cases fall below 5 lakh for first time in 106 days

First Published 11, Nov 2020, 12:29 PM

India added 44,281 new Covid cases on Wednesday. For the first time in 106 days, the active cases went below the 5-lakh mark, as confirmed by the health ministry.

<p>India's Covid-19 caseload went past86 lakh on Wednesday, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 80.13 lakh, pushing the national recovery rate to 92.79%, according to the Union Health Ministry's data.</p>

India's Covid-19 caseload went past86 lakh on Wednesday, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 80.13 lakh, pushing the national recovery rate to 92.79%, according to the Union Health Ministry's data.

<p>With 44,281 more people testing positive for coronavirus in a span of 24 hours, the infection tally mounted to 86,36, 011, while the death toll rose to 1,27,571 after 512 new fatalities were reported, the data updated at 8 am showed.</p>

With 44,281 more people testing positive for coronavirus in a span of 24 hours, the infection tally mounted to 86,36, 011, while the death toll rose to 1,27,571 after 512 new fatalities were reported, the data updated at 8 am showed.

<p>The number of active cases dropped below five lakh.</p>

The number of active cases dropped below five lakh.

<p>At present, there are 4,94,657 active cases in the country which comprise 5.73% of the total caseload, the data stated.</p>

At present, there are 4,94,657 active cases in the country which comprise 5.73% of the total caseload, the data stated.

<p>The total recoveries have surged to 80,13,783, pushing the national recovery rate to 92.79%, while Covid-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.48%.</p>

The total recoveries have surged to 80,13,783, pushing the national recovery rate to 92.79%, while Covid-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.48%.

<p>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.</p>

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.

<p>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.</p>

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.

<p>According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 12,07,69,151 samples have been tested so far with 11,53,294Â samples being tested on Tuesday.</p>

According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 12,07,69,151 samples have been tested so far with 11,53,294Â samples being tested on Tuesday.