You are here: Home » Current Affairs » Coronavirus » News
Business Standard

India's coronavirus caseload climbs to 8,184,082: Health Ministry

With 46,963 new infections being reported in a day, India's Covid-19 caseload rose to 8,184,082, while the number of people who have recovered from it surged to over 7.4 million, Health Ministry said

Coronavirus | Coronavirus Tests | Coronavirus Vaccine

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Community healthcare volunteers check the temperature and oxygen level of slum residents during a campaign for coronavirus testing

With46,963 new infections being reported in a day, India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 81,84,082,while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 74.91 lakh,accordingto the Union data updated on Sunday.

The recovery rate stood at 91.54 per cent.

The country's COVID-19death toll climbed to 1,22,111 with 470 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.

A totalof 74,91,513 people have recuperated from COVID-19 so far taking thenational recovery rate to 91.54 per cent while thecasefatality rate was recorded at 1.49 per cent.

The number of active cases of COVID-19 remained below 6 lakh for the third consecutive day.

There are5,70,458 active cases of infection in the country ason datewhich comprises 6.97 per cent of the total caseload,the data stated.

India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7,30 lakhonAugust 23 and 40 lakh on September 5. It went past50 lakh onSeptember 16,60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh onOctober 11 and crossed 80 lakh on October 29.

According to the ICMR, acumulative total of10,98,87,303

samples have beentested up toOctober 31 with10,91,239

samples being tested on Saturday.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Dear Reader,

Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

First Published: Sun, November 01 2020. 12:02 IST