India's Covid tally breaches 80L, over 73 lakh recoveriestext_fields
New Delhi : Reporting as many as 49,881 more coronavirus infections and 517 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally crossed 80 lakh-mark on Thursday, showed health ministry data.
Out of 80,40,203 cases, 6,03,687 are currently active; 73,15,989 have been discharged. 1,20,527 lost the battle to the pandemic.
With 480 deaths on October 26, India reported lowest single-day fatality in recent times.
The recovery rate stands at 90.99 per cent, the fatality rate is 1.50 per cent, showed the data.
Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit with a total of 16,60,766 cases, including 43,554 deaths; followed by Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi.
According to the data from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), India conducted 10,75,760 sample tests in a single day on Wednesday, taking the total number of samples tested so far to 10,65,63,440.
IANS report with edits