The total number of coronavirus cases mounted to 62,25,763, while the death toll climbed to 97,497 with 1,179 people succumbing to the disease in a day, the data updated at 8 am showed.
There are 9,40,441 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 15.11 per cent of the total caseload. The Covid-19 case fatality rate due to Covid-19 stands at 1.57 per cent, the data showed.
India’s Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, on August 23 it crossed 30 lakh, and 40 lakh on September 5. The tally went past 50 lakh on September 16 and crossed 60 lakh on September 28.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR),…