Meanwhile, the active infections stand at 2,03,051 with 3,09,713 patients having recovered.
The difference between recoveries and active cases now stands at 1.06 lakh. The recovery rate is at 58.56 per cent amongst COVID-19 patients.
The last one lakh cases have been added in less than a week. Globally, nearly 10 million cases have been reported with 4.98 deaths. Amid the surge, several states have reimposed full or partial lockdown.
According to the ICMR, the number of cumulative tests done so far in the country till Saturday stand at 82,27,802. (UNI)