New Delhi: India has recorded 48,648 fresh cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours taking the total caseload to 80,88,851, the Health Ministry said on Friday. Also Read - Delhi Records Highest Single-Day Spike With 4,853 Fresh Covid Cases; Death Toll Climbs To 6,356

Total active cases are now at 5,94,386 after a decrease of 9,301 in the last 24 hours. Also Read - Delhi May Report 14,000 Covid Cases a Day During Festive Season: Satyender Jain

With 563 fatalities, India’s death toll due to Covid-19 has increased to 1,21,090. Also Read - India Records 55,839 New COVID Cases, Tally Mounts to 77.06 Lakh

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said 11,64,648 Covid-19 samples were tested on Thursday. A total 10,77,28,088 samples have been tested so far up to October 29, the ICMR said.

A total of 73,73,375 people have recuperated from Covid-19 so far pushing the national recovery rate to 91.15 per cent while the case fatality rate stands at 1.50 per cent.

There are 5,94,386 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country as on date which comprises 7.35 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

India’s Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23 and 40 lakh on September 5 . It went past 50 lakh on September 16, 60 lakh on September 28,70 lakh on October 11 and crossed 80 lakh on October 29.