A total of 56,994 people have been discharged in the last 24 hours, Union Health Ministry says on Tuesday.
India reported 37,566 new coronavirus infections over the last 24 hours, according to data released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Tuesday, taking the South Asian nation's tally to 30.31 million.
These are lowest fresh cases of coronavirus since March 18. Coronavirus-related deaths rose by 907 overnight, death toll reached to 397,637.
It is for the second time in over two and half months that the death toll has come below the 1,000-mark and the 11th consecutive day in the last two months when the toll has been below the 2,000-mark.
Indian Health Ministry says the active cases have now come down below 600,000.
The total caseload rose to 30,316,897 after India crossed the mark of over 30,000,000 COVID cases last Wednesday.
India has become the second country after the US as it has added 10,000,000 cases in the last 50 days.
On March 18, India had recorded 39,726 cases while on June 22 India reported 42,640 cases. It is also the 22nd consecutive day when India reported less than 100,000 new coronavirus cases.
The active cases have now come down below 600,000. The country has 552,659 active cases presently and has witnessed 397,637 deaths so far.
According to the Union Health Ministry, a total of 56,994 people have been discharged in the last 24 hours, taking the total discharge to 29,366,601 till date.
The Health Ministry said that a total of 329,029,510 people have been vaccinated so far in the country, including 5,276,457 who were administered vaccines in the last 24 hours.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, 408,139,287 samples have been tested up to June 28 for COVID-19. Of these 1,768,008 samples were tested on Monday.
The Health Ministry on Saturday put the total number of cases in India at 173,763 with 4,971 deaths. The total infections included 86,422 active cases and 82,369 recoveries.
Daily infections, which surpassed 100,000 for the first time on Monday, have now exceeded that mark three times, the biggest daily rises in the world.
India’s government has proposed to increase spending on health care in a $477 billion budget for 2021-22 that promises extra help for weathering the coronavirus pandemic.
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