Most Metro cities are still fighting huge waves, though Mumbai and Delhi have arrested the surge.
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India reported on Tuesday 60,471 new COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours, the lowest since March 31, according to data released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Tuesday.
India's COVID caseload continued to fall, lowest since March 29 and 2,726 fatalities due to the virus in the last 24 hours, according to Indo-Asian News Service.
The South Asian country's total COVID-19 case load now stands at 29.57 million, while total fatalities are at 377,031, the data showed. India added 2,726 deaths overnight.
This is the eighth consecutive day when India has reported less than 100,000 coronavirus cases.
On June 14, India recorded 70,421 cases.
Workers prepare to take out bodies of six victims of COVID-19 from an ambulance for cremation in New Delhi. AP
India's overall tally of COVID-19 cases now stands at 29,570,871. The active cases have come down below 1,000,000. The country has 913,378 active cases presently and has witnessed 377,031 deaths so far.
According to the Health Ministry, a total of 117,525 people have been discharged in the last 24 hours, taking the total discharge to 28,280,472 till date.
A COVID-19 patient wearing an oxygen mask waits inside an autorickshaw to be attended in Ahmedabad, India. AP
The Health Ministry said that a total of 259,044,072 people have been vaccinated so far in the country, including 3,927,154 who were administered vaccines in the last 24 hours.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, 381,375,984 samples have been tested up to June 14 for COVID-19. Of these 1,751,358 samples were tested on Monday.
The latest health ministry data reports 314,835 new cases of the novel coronavirus over the previous 24 hours, the world's largest one-day rise in case numbers, a grim reminder of the threat still posed by the virus. Deaths rose by a record 2,104.
India reported a record daily increase of 234,692 COVID-19 infections over the last 24 hours, health ministry data showed on Saturday. It was the eighth record daily increase in the last nine days.
This is the least number of fresh infection reported after April 8, when India recorded 1,31,968 cases while on April 7, India witnessed 1,26,789 fresh cases.
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