ndia on Tuesday registered 40,715 daily infections, data from the Union health ministry showed. With this, India’s tally rose to 1,16,86,796.
The number of new cases, however, witnessed a dip from Monday’s tally, which touched 46,951 – the highest daily spike since November 7.
Meanwhile, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 23,54,13,233 samples have been tested for COVID-19 up to March 22. Of these, 9,67,459 samples were tested on Monday, the ICMR said.
Globally, the coronavirus has infected more than 12.36 crore people and killed over 27.22 lakh, according to the John Hopkins University. Over 7 crore people have recovered from the infection in the world.