COVID-19 Caseload In India Increases To 73,70,468

 - Sakshi Post

India's coronavirus caseload increased to 73,70,468 with 63,371 new infections being reported in a day, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 64 lakh pushing the recovery rate to 87.56 per cent, according to the Health Ministry data updated on Friday.

According to the reports, a total of 895 people died in a span of 24 hours and the  the death toll rose to 1,12,161. From the past 8 days, the total number of coronavirus active cases remained below 9 lakh.

There are 8,04,528 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 10.92 per cent of the total caseload, while the recoveries have surged to 64,53,779, the data stated.

The COVID-19 case fatality rate due COVID-19 was recorded at 1.52 per cent.

"India continues to have one of the lowest COVID-19 deaths per million population globally, currently pegged at 80," the ministry said.

on August 7th, India's coronavirus tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark and 30 lakh on August 23 and 40 lakh on September 5. It went past 50 lakh on September 16, 60 lakh on September 28 and crossed 70 lakh on October 11.

According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 9,22,54,927 samples have been tested up to October 15, with 10,28,622 samples being tested on Thursday.

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