India registers 22,272 new coronavirus cases

New Delhi: India on Saturday recorded 22,272 new coronavirus cases, pushing the country’s overall tally to 1,01,69,118, according to the data provided by the Union Health Ministry.
As many as 251 new fatalities were reported, the lowest since June 2. With this the death toll now stands at 1.47,343 lakh.
As per the ministry, the total active cases in the country stand at 2,81,667. Also, with 22,274 new discharges in a span of 24 hours, the total recoveries have reached 97,40,108.
Meanwhile, the Indian Council of Medical Research said 8,53,527 samples have been tested for coronavirus on Friday. The total number of samples tested so far in India are 16,71,59,289.