Coronavirus: India logs 2.22 lakh new COVID cases, 4,454 deaths in last 24 hours
India reports 2,22,315 new Covid-19 cases taking the country's tally to 2,67,52,447. With 4,454 deaths, India's death toll is at 3,03,720.
India recorded 2,22,315 new coronavirus infections in a single day, the lowest in round 38 days, pushing the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 2,67,52,447, while the death count crossed the 3-lakh mark, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.
The death count climbed to 3,03,720 with 4,454 daily deaths, the data updated at 8 am showed.
The active cases have further reduced to 27,20,716 comprising 10.17% of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate has improved to 88.69%.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 2,37,28,011, while the case fatality rate has increased to 1.14%, the data stated.
India's Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19. India crossed the grim milestone of 2 crore on May 4.
According to the ICMR, 33,05,36,064 samples have been tested up to May 23 with 19,28,127 samples being tested on Sunday.
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