India COVID-19 cases breach 12-lakh mark; total tally 1238635, death toll 29861
New Delhi: India witnessed a record surge of coronavirus COVID-19 cases with 45,720 new cases of infections and a record number of fatalities 1,129, reported in the last 24 hours.
India's COVID-19 cases breached the 12-lakh mark, the tally stands at 12,38,635 which includes 4,26,167 active cases, 7,82,606 cured/discharged/migrated and 29,861 deaths.
Also, a record number of recovery cases was registered with 29,557, the recovery rate is at 63.18% while the death rate is at 2.41%.
The country has world's third highest number of cases after the United States and Brazil.
Meanwhile, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has tested a the total of 1,50,75,369 samples till July 22 including 3,50,823 samples tested yesterday.