New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: India's daily coronavirus case count in the last 24 hours was Monday down 3.6 per cent from the previous day's 46,963 cases. According to the government data, India recorded 45,231 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total caseload past 82.29 lakh. The total deaths due to coronavirus in India has reached 1,22,607 with 496 in the last 24 hours.

As per the data shared by the Union Health Ministry, the active COVID-19 cases in the country now stand at 5,61,908 with 75,44,798 recoveries. This is the lowest level of active coronavirus cases in India since July 31.

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has said that India has tested as many as 11,07,43,103 samples for Covid-19 till November 1. On Sunday, a total of 8,55,800 samples were tested for coronavirus.

Earlier on Saturday, India's COVID-19 case fatality rate (CFR) fell below 1.5 per cent, the Union health ministry said, crediting the government's ''test, trace, track and treat'' strategy to keep coronavirus-related deaths low and within manageable numbers.

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. India has the world's second-highest caseload, behind only the United States, but new infections have seen a dip since September.

Posted By: Shashikant Sharma