India’s active COVID-19 caseload fell below eight lakh for the first time in one-and-a-half months and account for merely 10.70 per cent of the total cases, the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday. There are 7,95,087 active cases of coronavirus infection as on date. The active caseload was below the 8 lakh mark (7,85,996) last on September 1, the ministry said. With a high number of COVID-19 patients recovering every day, India’s steady trend of registering dipping active cases continues, it underlined. The total recoveries have surged to 65,24,595 and exceed active infections by 57,29,508. A total of 70,816 patients have recovered and discharged in a span of 24 hours whereas 62,212 new COVID-19 cases were reported during the same period, according to data updated by the ministry at 8 am.