India’s COVID-19 tally raced past the seven lakh-mark with 22,252 fresh infections on Tuesday, 5 days after crossing the six lakh post, while the death toll reached 20,160 as 467 more people caught the illness, according to the Union health ministry.
With this, the nation has tape-recorded over 20,000 cases of the infection for the fifth successive day.
India’s coronavirus infection caseload stands at 7,19,665, the ministry’s data updated at 8 am revealed.
With a consistent rise, the number of recoveries stands at 4,39,947, while there are 2,59,557 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country.
” Thus, around 61.13 per cent of patients have actually recovered so far,” an official stated.
The total number of validated cases also includes immigrants.
Of the 467 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, 204 are from Maharashtra, 61 from Tamil Nadu, 48 from Delhi, 29 from Karnataka, 24 from Uttar Pradesh, 22 from West Bengal, 17 from Gujarat.
Telangana and Haryana reported 11 deaths each; Madhya Pradesh nine; Andhra Pradesh seven; Jammu and Kashmir 6; Rajasthan and Punjab five each; Bihar, Kerala and Odisha 2 each; and Arunachal Pradesh and Jharkhand one each.