India has recorded 2.59 lakh fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the toll to 2,60,31,991 in the last 24 hours.
As per the Union Health Ministry, India reported 4,209 deaths in the last 24 hours taking the fatality count to 2,91,331. The active cases in the country are 30,27,925 and the total recoveries are 22,712,735.
India witnessed a further decline in new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday but daily death count continues to remain above 4,000. However, the count is believed to be vastly undercounted.
Globally, there are 165,877,177 confirmed COVID-19 cases across 192 countries with 3,445,455 deaths.
India has been reporting under three lakh daily cases for the last four days and is the second worst-hit country after the US.