India records 7,579 new COVID-19 cases, lowest in 543 days

by BERNAMA / pic by AFP 

NEW DELHI – In the last 24 hours, India registered 7,579 new coronavirus cases, the lowest single-day spike in 543 days, taking the nation’s tally of infections to 34,526,480 on Tuesday, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.

Besides, 236 deaths from the pandemic since Monday morning have taken the total death toll to 466,147, according to Xinhua.

There are still 113,584 active COVID-19 cases in the country with a fall of 4,859 active cases during the past 24 hours, the lowest in 536 days, according to the ministry.

A total of 33,946,749 people have been successfully cured and discharged from hospitals, of these 12,202 were discharged during the past 24 hours.