Coronavirus: Over 46,000 new cases push COVID-19 tally to 90.5 lakh
First Published 21, Nov 2020, 11:50 AM
India's total cases rise to 90,50,598 with 46,232 new Covid-19 infections in the last 24 hours. While the death toll mounts to 1,32,726 with 564 new deaths.
India's Covid-19 caseload rose to 90.50 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to over 84.78 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to 93.67%, according to the Union Health Ministry data on Saturday.
The total coronavirus cases mounted to 90,50,597 with 46,232 infections being reported in a day, while the death toll climbed to 1,32,726 with 564 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.
The number of active cases remained below five lakh for the eleventh consecutive day.
There are 4,39,747 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country as on date, which comprises 4.86% of the total caseload, as per the data.
The total recoveries have surged to 84,78,124 pushing the national recovery rate to 93.67%, while the Covid-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.47%.
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 ICMR, over 13.06 crore samples have been tested till November 20 with 10,66,022 samples being tested on Friday.