India’s COVID tally above 83.6 lakh, death toll tops 1,24,300

India records more daily recoveries from COVID than new cases
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New Delhi (NVI):  India’s coronavirus tally currently stands at 83,64,086 with a single rise of 50,209 fresh cases in the last 24 hours, Union Health Ministry confirmed.

The country’s death toll has reached to 1,24,315 with 704 fatalities reported during the same period.

Notably, 77,11,809 patients have been cured and recovered all over the country while active cases stands at 5,27,962.

This is for the sixth consecutive day when the active coronavirus cases remained below 6 lakh.

In worst-affected Maharashtra, the COVID-19 cases climbed to 16,98,198, followed by Karnataka with 8,35,773 cases, and Andhra Pradesh with 8,33,208 positive cases.

Other states with a high virus hit included Tamil Nadu (7,34,429), Uttar Pradesh (4,89,502), Kerala (4,59,646) and Delhi (4,09,938).

Moreover, of the total deaths, Maharashtra tops the tally with 44,548 fatalities, followed by Karnataka with 11,281 deaths.

The death toll in the national capital rose to 6,703, while 3,65,866 patients in Delhi have recovered so far, the healthy ministry data shows

According to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR, a total of 11,42,08,384 samples tested for COVID-19 up to November 4. Of these, 12,09,425 samples were tested yesterday.

Meanwhile, Sikkim government imposes a complete ban on use of firecrackers and fireworks in state till further orders in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.