Coronavirus outbreak: India records 48,648 new coronavirus cases; Active cases under 6 lakh
New Delhi, Oct 30: Union health ministry on Friday said that India recorded as many as 48,648 new coronavirus cases 563 deaths in a span of 24 hours in the country. According to the health ministry, the recoveries inched closer to 89 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to 91.15 per cent.
The total coronavirus cases mounted to 80,88,851 and the death toll climbed to 1,21,090. A total of 73,73,375 people have recuperated from the disease so far. The COVID-19 case fatality rate has further declined to 1.50 per cent.
The data also stated that there are 5,94,386 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 7.35 per cent of the total caseload.
According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 10,77,28,088 samples have been tested up to October 29 with 11,64,648 samples being tested on Thursday.