ndia on Tuesday crossed the 99-lakh coronavirus cases mark as it recorded 22,065 fresh infections cases in 24 hours. This is the lowest daily count in India in over five months. The overall tally is now 99,06,165 while the toll has increased by 354 to 1,43,709. There are 3,39,820 active cases and 94,22,636 recoveries.
The Indian Council of Medical Research says it has tested up to 15,55,60,655 Covid-19 samples till Monday. The ICMR says it tested 9,93,665 samples on December 14.
Globally, the coronavirus has infected more than 7.28 crore people and killed over 16.20 lakh, according to the Johns Hopkins University. Over 4.76 crore people have recovered from the infection.