With 45,148 new COVID-19 cases, India’s tally rises to 79.09 lakh

With 45,148 fresh cases of the coronavirus and 480 deaths in the past 24 hours, India’s tally stands at 79,09,959, while the death toll rose to 1,19,014, according to Health Ministry data.

Of the total cases, 71,37,228 have been cured/discharged/migrated. There are 6,53,717 active cases of COVID-19 in India.

The recovery rate among coronavirus patients stands at 90.23%.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said over 10.34 crore samples have been tested up to October 25 of which 9,39,309 samples were tested yesterday.