With 46,232 new COVID-19 cases and 564 deaths in the last 24 hours, the total number of positive coronavirus cases in India reached 90,50,598 on Saturday, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed.
The total figure includes 4,39,747 active cases and 84,78,124 recoveries.
The death toll due to the virus currently stands at 1,32,726, with 564 reported in the last 24 hours.
As per the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 10,66,022 COVID-19 samples were tested on Friday. With this, a total of 13,06,57,808 samples have been tested for the coronavirus so far.
The highest number of daily cases was reported from Delhi with 6,608 new cases, taking the tally of active cases to 40,936. As many as 5,17,238 cases have been reported so far, including 4,68,143 recoveries, and 8,159 deaths.
Kerala currently has 67,831 active cases, while 4,81,718 people have recovered from the viral infection.
Maharashtra reported 5,640 new COVID-19 cases, 6,945 recoveries, and 155 deaths on Friday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 17,68,695, including 78,272 active cases, 16,42,916 recoveries, and 46,511 deaths.
On the global front, the United States, again, continues to be the worst affected country with 57,902,489 cases and 1,377,539 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. Many countries in Europe are feeling the pinch of lockdowns again as infections keep rising across the continent.
The coronavirus count in Thane district of Maharashtra has reached 2,22,263 with the addition of 670 new cases, an official said on Saturday.
Puducherry logged 65 fresh cases of coronavirus on Saturday taking the total infection count in the union territory to 36,648.
China is starting mass testing on 3 million people in a section of the northern city of Tianjin and has tested 4,015 others in a hospital in Shanghai after the discovery of a pair of cases there.
The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Japan reached a record for the third day straight, at 2,418 cases, the health ministry said Saturday.
Telangana reported 925 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the tally to over 2.62 lakh while three related fatalities pushed the toll to 1,426.
Thirteen more people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, pushing the coronavirus tally in the union territory to 4,617, a health department official said on Saturday.
The total number of samples tested up to 20 November is 13,06,57,808 including 10,66,022 samples tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research
Jharkhand's coronavirus caseload rose to 1,07,157 on Saturday as 185 more people tested positive for the infection, a health department official said.
With 46,232 new Covid-19 infections, India's total cases rise to 90,50,598
With 564 new deaths, toll mounts to 1,32,726. Total active cases at 4,39,747
Total discharged cases at 84,78,124 with 49,715 new discharges in the last 24 hours.
Mainland China reported 16 new Covid-19 cases on Nov. 20, down from 17 the previous day, with seven cases of local transmission and nine cases originating overseas, the country's health authority said on Saturday.
Another 20,252 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,473,508, according to official figures released Friday.