Healthcare India's COVID-19 infection tally crosses 74 lakh with 62,212 new cases Updated : October 17, 2020 10:42 AM IST The coronavirus death toll climbed to 1,12,998 with the virus claiming 837 lives in a day. The active cases of coronavirus infection dropped below eight lakh for the first time in one-and-half months. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.