After a single-day spike of 62,064 new COVID-19 cases and 1,007 deaths in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 cases surged to 22,15,075 on Sunday.
The death toll currently stands at 44,386, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).The country’s COVID-19 count has risen to 22,15,075 including 6,34,945 active cases, 15,35,744 cured, discharged and migrated. The number of active Coronavirus cases in the worst-hit parts of Maharashtra has now reached 1,45,865. The Union Health Ministry later tweeted that India’s COVID-19 recoveries cross the historic peak of 1.5 million and the infection is now concentrated across 10 states.
“India’s #COVID19 recoveries cross the historic peak of 1.5 million. Recovery of more than 15 lakh has been made possible because of the policy of TESTING aggressively, TRACKING comprehensively & TREATING efficiently. Better ambulance services, focus on Standard of Care & use of non-invasive oxygen have given desired results,” MoHFW tweeted.