With 49,881 new COVID-19 cases, India’s tally crosses 80 lakh-mark

With 49,881 fresh cases of the coronavirus and 517 deaths in the past 24 hours, India’s tally stands at 80,40,203, while the death toll rose to 1,20,527, according to Health Ministry data.

Of the total cases, 73,15,989 have been cured/discharged/migrated. There are 6,03,687 active cases of COVID-19 in India.

The recovery rate among coronavirus patients stands at 90.99%.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said over 10.65 crore samples have been tested up to October 28 of which 10,75,760 samples were tested yesterday.