India's COVID-19 tally crosses 90-lakh mark; Death toll at 1,32,162

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This is the thirteenth consecutive day when India reported less than 50,000 cases in a day. The last time daily new cases crossed the 50,000-threshold was on November 7.


With 45,882 new COVID-19 infections reported in the last 24 hours, India's total coronavirus cases surged to 90- lakh mark.

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Friday said that India's total coronavirus cases surged to 90,04,366.

Meanwhile, 584 patients succumbed to the deadly contagious disease, taking the fatalities count to 1,32,162. 

According to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of active cases in the country is 4,43,794. Meanwhile at 84,28,409 persons have been cured/discharged/migrated.

Maharashtra has 80,728 active coronavirus cases, the highest in the country, followed by Kerala with 68,352 and Delhi with 43,221.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 12,95,91,786 samples tested for COVID-19 up to November 19, of these, 10,83,397 samples were tested yesterday.

Coronavirus, which originated in China's Wuhan city in December last year, has so far spread to more than 200 countries. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared coronavirus a pandemic.


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