New Delhi: With 28,637 fresh infections and 551 new deaths in the past 24 hours, the number of confirmed cases in India neared the 8.5 lakh-mark.
Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in India have risen to 8,49,553, according to the latest update by from the Union Health Ministry. This number includes cases involving foreign nationals, patients who have recovered and the death toll.
The death toll in India due to the novel coronavirus pandemic has risen to 22,674.
As many as 5,34,620 COVID-19 patients have been cured and discharged so far. The reported active COVID-19 cases in India stand at 2,92,258, according to the Union Health Ministry.
India is the third worst-hit nation, behind only the United States and Brazil.
As per data:
- Total confirmed cases in India: 8,49,553
- Active cases: 2,92,258
- Cured/Discharged/Migrated: 5,34,621
- Deaths: 22,674