With 54,044 new cases, India’s COVID-19 tally rises to 76.51 lakh

With 54,044 fresh cases of the coronavirus and 717 deaths in the past 24 hours, India’s tally stands at 76,51,107, while the death toll rose to 1,15,914, according to Health Ministry data.

Of the total cases, 67,95,103 have been cured/discharged/migrated. There are 7,40,090 active cases of COVID-19 in India.

The recovery rate among coronavirus patients stands at 88.81%.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said over 9.72 crore samples have been tested up to October 20 of which 10,83,608 samples were tested yesterday.