Coronavirus Pandemic

Covid-19: India records single day rise of over 38k new infections, 448 more deaths

Filed on November 10, 2020 | Last updated on November 10, 2020 at 10.29 am
A heath worker takes nasal samples to test for COVID-19 in New Delhi, India. AP

The coronavirus death toll climbed to 1,27,059 with 448 new fatalities.

India’s Covid-19 caseload rose to 85,91,730 with 38,073 infections being reported in a day, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 79,59,406 pushing the national recovery rate to 92.64 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.

The coronavirus death toll climbed to 1,27,059 with 448 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.

The Covid-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.48 per cent.

The number of active cases remained below 6,00,000 for the twelfth consecutive day. There are 5,05,265 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country as on date which comprise 5.88 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

India’s Covid-19 tally had crossed the 2-million mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23 and 4 million on September 5. It went past 5 million on September 16, 6 million on September 28, 7 million on October 11 and crossed 8 million on October 29.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a cumulative total of 11,96,15,857 samples have been tested up to November 9 with 10,43,665 samples tested on Monday.

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