As per the data released by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India on October 08 reported single-day spike of 78,524 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours. 971 deaths in the same period, pushing the COVID-19 toll in the country to 1,05,526. India's confirmed cases of coronavirus stand at 68,35,656 which include 9,02,425 active infections. More than 58 lakh people have recovered from the virus. According to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 11,94,321 samples were tested on October 07. Cumulative samples tested for COVID-19 till October 07 are 8,34,65,975.