Published On: Fri, Nov 13th, 2020

With 44,879 new cases, India’s COVID-19 tally rises to 87.28 lakh

New Delhi, Nov 13 (PTI) India’s COVID-19 tally rose to 87.28 lakh on Friday with a single-day increase of 44,879 cases, while the recoveries surged to 81,15,580, pushing the national recovery rate to 92.97 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry.

A man displays lanterns for sale as people shop ahead of Diwali festival in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Nov.12, 2020. India’s tally of coronavirus cases is currently the second largest in the world behind the United States. The government warns that the situation can worsen due to people crowding markets for festival shopping. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

The death toll reached 1,28,668 after 547 more fatalities were reported in the country in a span of 24 hours and the total coronavirus cases mounted to 87,28,795, the data updated at 8 am showed.

The COVID-19 case fatality rate has further declined to 1.47 per cent.

There are 4,84,547 active cases in the country which comprise 5.55 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 12,31,01,739 samples have been tested so far with 11,39,230 samples being tested on Thursday.

Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by The Sen Times staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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