Coronavirus: India’s COVID-19 tally breaches 78-lakh mark with spike of 53,370 new cases

First Published 24, Oct 2020, 10:41 AM

The number of patients who have recovered from the Covid-19 infection crossed the 7-million mark, with India recording 1 million recoveries in the past 13 days.

<p>India's Covid-19 tally climbed to 78.14 lakh with 53,370 fresh cases in a day, while 70,16,046 people have so far recuperated pushing the national recovery rate to 89.78% on Saturday, the Union health ministry said.</p>

India's Covid-19 tally climbed to 78.14 lakh with 53,370 fresh cases in a day, while 70,16,046 people have so far recuperated pushing the national recovery rate to 89.78% on Saturday, the Union health ministry said.

<p>The total number of coronavirus cases mounted to 78,14,682 and the death toll to 1,17,956, with the novel coronavirus virus claiming 650 lives in a span of 24 hours in the country, the ministry data updated at 8 am on Saturday showed.</p>

The total number of coronavirus cases mounted to 78,14,682 and the death toll to 1,17,956, with the novel coronavirus virus claiming 650 lives in a span of 24 hours in the country, the ministry data updated at 8 am on Saturday showed.

<p>The Covid-19 case fatality rate has further declined to 1.51%.</p>

The Covid-19 case fatality rate has further declined to 1.51%.

<p>There are 6,80,680 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 8.71% of the total caseload, the ministry data said.<br />
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There are 6,80,680 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 8.71% of the total caseload, the ministry data said.
 

<p>According to ICMR, a cumulative total of 10,13,82,564 samples have been tested up to October 23, with 12,69,479 samples tested on Friday.</p>

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According to ICMR, a cumulative total of 10,13,82,564 samples have been tested up to October 23, with 12,69,479 samples tested on Friday.

 

<p>The global tally of coronavirus cases stands at 42,463,052. While 31,417,538 have recovered, 1,148,698 have died so far. The US, the worst-hit country, has 8,746,953 cases. It is followed by India, which has 7,814,682 cases, Brazil (5,355,650) and Russia (1,480,646).</p>

The global tally of coronavirus cases stands at 42,463,052. While 31,417,538 have recovered, 1,148,698 have died so far. The US, the worst-hit country, has 8,746,953 cases. It is followed by India, which has 7,814,682 cases, Brazil (5,355,650) and Russia (1,480,646).