India’s COVID-19 tally surges past 85 lakh

Last Updated: Sunday, 8 November 2020 (13:27 IST)
New Delhi: India’s contagion tally on Sunday surged past the 85 lakh mark after the nation clocked a single day spike of 45,674 fresh infections during the past 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry update said here.

The case count of the country has now surged to 85,07,754 after the rise registered in cases, while the death toll has mounted to 1,26,121 after 559 more lives were claimed by the virus since Saturday.
 
Active case-load on the country has further come down by 3,967 on Sunday and now the country houses 5,12,665 active patients of COVID 19.
 
Meanwhile, the recoveries have now reached 78,68,968 after 49,082 patients were cured in the past one day time.
 
In percentage, active cases presently stand at 6.03 per cent of the total case count till date, the cured at 92.49 per cent and the deaths at 1.48 per cent, as per the government data.
 
According to the Indian Council for Medical Research, till date 11,65,42,304 COVID tests have been done so far in the country. (UNI)