With 38,310 new infections on Tuesday, India’s COVID-19 cases witnessed a dip as less than 40,000 cases were recorded in the last 24 hours. The overall tally has surged to 82,67,623.

The toll has mounted to 1,23,097 as the country registered 490 new deaths due to the infection.

The total active cases stand at 5,41,405 after a decrease of 20,503 in the last 24 hours. The number of active cases remained below six lakh for the fifth consecutive day. The recoveries have reached 76,03,121 with 58,323 new discharges.

Maharashtra has the highest 1,19,352 active cases while 44,824 in Karnataka and 33,308 in Delhi.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 10,46,247 samples were tested on November 2 while cumulative 11,17,89,350 samples have been tested so far.

The Union Health on Monday informed that the active coronavirus cases comprise only 6.83 per cent of the total cases while the national recovery rate is at 91.68 per cent.