India recorded 10,929 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 392 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Saturday, the country saw a total of 12,509 discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery rate at around 98.23 percent which is the highest since March 2020 and total recoveries data reached 3,37,37,468.
The total active cases of COVID-19 in India have declined to 1,46,950, the ministry data showed.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 61,39,65,751 samples have been tested up to November 5 for COVID-19. Of these 8,10,783 samples were tested on Friday.
The total death toll in the country is now at 4,60,265. In India, the first death due to the COVID pandemic was reported in March 2020.