India adds 45,000 new covid cases in last 24 hours

India continues to witness an influx of the coronavirus cases as the highly contagious pathogen spreads rapidly in the world’s second-most populous nation. The country added nearly over 45,000 fresh cases in 24 hours, taking the total tally over 12.3 lakh, according to the Health Ministry’s update as of 8 a.m. on July 23. Of these, more than 7.8 lakh have recovered.
Key Figures Total number of confirmed coronavirus cases: 12,38,635 Active cases: 4,26,167 Cured/discharged/migrated: 7,82,607 Deaths: 29,861 Number of fresh cases in 24 hours: 45,720 One-day recoveries: 29,557 One-day deaths: 1129 Local governments of West Bengal, Telengana and Pune have reported fresh cases in thousands, contributing to India’s largest ever.