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India registers 45,903 fresh coronavirus cases, 490 more fatalities

India's caseload rose to 8.5 million with 45,903 new infections, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 7.9 million, pushing the national recovery rate to 92.56%

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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A medic checks the temperature of a tourist as part of precautionary screening in the wake of the novel coronavirus outbreak, at a hotel in Bikaner | PTI
A medic checks the temperature of a tourist as part of precautionary screening in the wake of the novel coronavirus outbreak

India's COVID-19 caseload rose to85,53,657 with 45,903 new infections being reported, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 79 lakh, pushing the national recovery rate to 92.56 per cent, according to the Union data updated on Monday.

The death toll from the disease climbed to 1,26,611 with 490 new fatalities being registered, the data updated at 8 am showed.

The total number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to79,17,373, pushing the national recovery rate to 92.56 per cent while the case fatality rate stands at 1.48 per cent.

The number of active cases of COVID-19 remained below 6 lakh for the 11th consecutive day. There are 5,09,673 active cases of the infection in the country as on date which comprises 5.96 per cent 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 11,85,72,192 samples have been tested up to November 8 with 8,35,401 test being conducted on Sunday.

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First Published: Mon, November 09 2020. 10:41 IST
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