The country’s Covid-19 death toll climbed to 1,21,641 with 551 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.A total of 74,32,829 people have recuperated from Covid-19 so far, taking the national recovery rate to 91.34 per cent. The case fatality rate has dropped to 1.49 per cent. The number of active Covid-19 cases remained below 6 lakh for the second consecutive day. There are 5,82,649 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country, which comprise 7.16 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated. India’s Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23 and 40 lakh on September 5.
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According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, a total of 10,87,96,064 samples had been tested for Covid-19 till October 30.
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