New Delhi: India’s contagion tally reached close to 12 lakh-mark on Wednesday, after the nation recorded a sharp spike of 37724 fresh infections in the past 24 hours.
Confirmed cases of the pandemic so far registered stand at 1192915. The actual case load, which are the active cases, presently stand at 411133, according to the Union Health Ministry update.
Since the past several days, the number of fresh infections have rapidly increased in the country, with single-day spikes being recorded over 35 thousand.
Deaths due to the virus have now mounted to 28732, after 648 more people reportedly lost their lives to the contagion since Tuesday.
On the brighter side, with improving recovery rate, the total number of recovered patients across the nation now stand at 753050.
Meanwhile, a total of 1,47,24,546 samples have been tested for COVID as per the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) till Tuesday.