Coronavirus: India’s COVID-19 caseload crosses 87-lakh mark with 44,879 new cases
India's Covid-19 tally surged to 87,28,795 with 44,878 new infections. While 547 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, with toll mounting to 1,28,688. The total cured cases are 81,15,580.
India's Covid-19 tally rose to 87.28 lakh on Friday with a single-day increase of 44,879 cases, while the recoveries surged to 81,15,580, pushing the national recovery rate to 92.97%, according to the Union Health Ministry.
The death toll reached 1,28,668 after 547 more fatalities were reported in the country in a span of 24 hours and the total coronavirus cases mounted to 87,28,795, the data updated at 8 am showed.
The Covid-19 case fatality rate has further declined to 1.47%.
There are 4,84,547 active cases in the country which comprise 5.55% 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 ICMR, a cumulative total of 12,31,01,739 samples have been tested so far with 11,39,230 samples being tested on Thursday.