India reports 42,640 new COVID-19 cases, 1,167 deaths in last 24 hours
New Delhi, June 22: Union health ministry on Tuesday said that India reported 42,640 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest in 91 days, 81,839 discharges and 1,167 deaths in last 24 hours.
According to the data, the total cases of COVID-19 in India have now mounted to 2,99,77,861 with 6,62,521 active cases. The total death toll in the country is now at 3,89,302.
India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7 last year, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.
It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19 last year.
The tally crossed the 2-crore mark on May 4.
Meanwhile, the Union health ministry said that over 85.15 lakh vaccine doses, the highest in a single day, were administered across the country on Monday as the revised guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination came into effect.
India's COVID-19 caseload in past 7 days: