The total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in India has reached 7,67,296. In the last 24 hours, 24,879 new cases have added to the total tally. Out of the total number of cases, 2,69,789 are still active. The death toll has also increased to 21,129 with a total of 487 deaths were reported in the past 24 hours.
The recoveries, however, have also increased to 4,76,378. The total recovery rate of the nation now stands at 62%.
According to data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 2,67,061 tests were conducted on Wednesday.
India continues to be the third worst-hit nation in the world that has been impacted by the virus. The total cases in the United States are nearing 3 million and Brazil, the second hotspot of the pandemic, has over 1.6 million covid-19 cases. The total cases across the globe now stand at over 1.16 crore.