Total coronavirus cases in India increased by 55,342 in the last 24 hours to 7.18 million on Tuesday morning, the lowest daily rise since mid-August, data from the health ministry showed. India cured 77,760 covid patients in last 24 hours, taking the total recoveries in India to 62,27,295 cases.
Deaths from COVID-19 infections rose by 706 to 109,856, the ministry said.
India’s coronavirus caseload topped 7 million on Sunday and the country has added a million cases in just 13 days. It has the second-highest number of infections, behind the United States which is approaching the 8 million mark.