Representational image

(Wasim Sarvar/IANS)

India, on Tuesday, recorded 29,689 new COVID-19 cases and 415 deaths, with the case tally being the lowest in the past 132 days, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data showed.

After 124 days, the country now has 3,08,100 active cases, with the overall tally having fallen significantly from the 4 lakh mark.

The total number of deaths has reached 4,21,382, as per the government data.

According to the government, 42,363 people were discharged from hospitals and health centres in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cured to 3,06,21,469 to date.

However, the virus has nevertheless continued to infect less than one lakh people over the last 49 days.

According to the health ministry data, a total of 44,19,12,395 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in India so far, including 66,03,112 in the last 24 hours.

The total number of samples tested so far has reached 45,91,64,121 as on July 26, including 17,20,110 samples tested on Monday.


The above article has been published from a wire agency with minimal modifications to the headline and text.