Covid-19: India’s total cases touches 7,42,417

New Delhi: India’s coronavirus count has increased to 7,42,417 today.

According to Union Health Ministry data released this morning, the country saw 22,752 new cases.

The death toll has climbed to 20,642 with 482 people succumbing to the disease.

As many as 4,56,830 patients across the country have recovered so far, taking the recovery rate to 61.53 per cent.

There are 2,64,944 active cases of coronavirus infection presently in the country, the updated data at 8 am showed.

This is the sixth consecutive day that COVID-19 cases have increased by more than 20,000.

 

NT Bureau