Coronavirus Update: The total number of coronavirus cases in India has increased to 88,14,579 after 41,100 new COVID-19 cases were reported from the country in the last 24 hours, as of Sunday morning.
The death toll in the country has mounted to 1,29,635 after 447 new deaths were reported from the country, the Health Minister stated giving a coronavirus update.
The total number of active coronavirus cases in India has increased to 4,79,216 following a decline of 1,503 in the last 24 hours.
The total number of discharged cases stands at 82,05,728 with 42,156 new discharges in the last 24 hours.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 12,48,36,819 samples have been tested for COVID-19 up to November 14 out of which 8,05,589 samples were tested on Saturday.
Meanwhile, the Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that there has been a recent spurt in Delhi's COVID-19 cases. "We are still seriously monitoring the situation in Delhi," he added.
He further said that he was hopeful that a coronavirus vaccine would be available by 2021.
He also said that "The challenge right now is to stop the transmission of COVID-19. Mask is the only support for this. If people use it properly for one month, only then the situation will improve a lot."