India's contagion tally crosses 7 lakh, death toll breaches 20k-mark


New Delhi, (UNI) India's COVID-19 tally on Tuesday surged past seven lakh-mark after the country recorded a sharp spike of 22252 infections in the past 24 hours. 

According to the Union Health Ministry update, the confirmed cases presently stand at 719665 across the country. 

Deaths due to the lethal virus in the country have crossed the 20 thousand-mark to 20160. 

Cases under the active medical supervision are 259557, as per the government update, while, there is an improvement on the recoveries front, with total number of cured and discharged COVID patients has risen to 439948 so far.