Coronavirus Update: The total number of coronavirus cases in India has increased to 82,29,313 after 45,230 new COVID-19 infections were reported from the country in the last 24 hours.
The death toll due to the contagion disease in the country has surged to 1,22,607 after 496 new deaths were reported.
The total number of active coronavirus cases in India are 5,61,908 following a decline of 8,550 cases in the last 24 hours.
The total cured cases are 75,44,798 with 53,285 new discharges in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry announced while giving a coronavirus update.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 11,07,43,103 samples tested for COVID-19 up to November 1. Of these, 8,55,800 samples were tested on Sunday.
Meanwhile, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday announced that “I have been identified as a contact of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. I am well and without symptoms but will self-quarantine over the coming days, in line with WHO protocols, and work from home.”
“It is critically important that we all comply with health guidance. This is how we will break chains of COVID-19 transmission, suppress the virus, and protect health systems,” he added.
Furthermore, he said that “My WHO colleagues and I will continue to engage with partners in solidarity to save lives and protect the vulnerable. Together!”