India records 36,470 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, tally rises to 79.46 lakh

With 36,470 fresh cases of the coronavirus and 488 deaths in the past 24 hours, India’s tally stands at 79,46,429, while the death toll rose to 1,19,502, according to Health Ministry data.

Of the total cases, 72,01,070 have been cured/discharged/migrated. There are 6,25,857 active cases of COVID-19 in India.

The recovery rate among coronavirus patients stands at 90.62%.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said over 10.44 crore samples have been tested up to October 26 of which 9,58,116 samples were tested yesterday.