New Delhi: With 30,548 new coronavirus infections and 435 deaths in the past 24 hours, India's overall tally stood at 88,45,127 on Monday, as the toll touched 1,30,070, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.
The number of active cases remained below 5 lakh for the sixth consecutive day.
There are 4,65,478 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country as on date which comprise 5.26 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.
India's total cases surge to 88,45,127 with detection of 30548 new #COVID19 infections.
With 435 new deaths, toll mounts to 1,30,070.
Total active cases at 4,65,478. Total discharged cases at 82,49,579 with 43,851 new discharges in last 24 hrs. pic.twitter.com/RKfKcj3nqV
— OTV (@otvnews) November 16, 2020
The total number of recoveries has surged to 82,49,579, pushing the national recovery rate to 93.27 per cent. The COVID-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.47 per cent.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 12,56,98,525 samples had been tested till November 15 with 8,61,706 being tested on Sunday.
The 435 new fatalities include 95 from Delhi, 60 from Maharashtra, 51 from West Bengal, 30 from Punjab, and 21 each from Karnataka and Kerala.
The total 1,30,070 deaths reported so far in the country include 45,974 from Maharashtra, followed by 11,529 from Karnataka, 11,478 from Tamil Nadu, 7,661 from West Bengal, 7,614 from Delhi, 7,372 from Uttar Pradesh, 6,868 from Andhra Pradesh, 4,458 from Punjab and 3,803 from Gujarat.
The health ministry stressed that more than 70 per cent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.
"Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council of Medical Research," the ministry said on its website, adding that state-wise distribution of figures is subject to further verification and reconciliation.
Meanwhile, the overall global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 54,320,021 mark, while deaths have surged to 1,316,133, according to Johns Hopkins University.
(With Agency Inputs)