With 53,370 new cases, India’s COVID-19 tally rises to 78.14 lakh

With 53,370 fresh cases of the coronavirus and 650 deaths in the past 24 hours, India’s tally stands at 78,14,682, while the death toll rose to 1,17,956, according to Health Ministry data.

Of the total cases, 70,16,046 have been cured/discharged/migrated. There are 6,80,680 active cases of COVID-19 in India.

The recovery rate among coronavirus patients stands at 89.78%.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said over 10.13 crore samples have been tested up to October 23 of which 12,69,479 samples were tested yesterday.