India records 47,905 new coronavirus cases, pushing tally to near 86.84 lakh

With 47,905 fresh infections, India’s total number of coronavirus cases on Thursday went up to 86,83,917 and 550 new deaths since Wednesday took the overall count to 1,28,121.

The total active cases now stand at 4,89,294 following a decrease of 5,363 in the past 24 hours. The total recoveries, too, have gone up to 80,66,502 with 52,718 new discharges in a span of 24 hours.

The Indian Council of Medical Research said that a total of 12,19,62,509 samples have been tested for Covid-19 up to 11 November. Of these, 11,93,358 samples were tested on Wednesday, ICMR said.

Meanwhile, on Wednesday, India’s Covid-19 caseload went past 86 lakh while the number of people who have recuperated from the infection surged to 80.13 lakh, pushing the country’s recovery rate to 92.79%.