India's COVID-19 tally reached 8,267,623 on Tuesday as the country has recorded 38,310 new cases across the country in the past 24 hours, said latest data released by the federal health ministry.
Besides, the country reported 490 deaths since Monday morning, pushing the death toll to 123,097, added the ministry's data, reports Xinhua.
Still there are 541,405 active COVID-19 cases in the country, while 7,603,121 people have been successfully cured and discharged from hospitals so far.
The Indian government's focus has been on ramping up COVID-19 testing facilities across the length and breadth of the country.
Till Monday a total of 111,789,350 COVID-19 tests have been conducted in the country, out of which 1,046,247 tests were conducted on Monday alone, the data from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) showed on Tuesday.
The capital city Delhi has been witnessing a spurt in COVID-19 cases over the past few days. According to media reports, fresh cases have been on the rise in Delhi over the past two weeks as compared to the previous 14 days.
In the last two weeks Delhi registered as many as 59,199 new COVID-19 cases.
Meanwhile, according to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University, more than 1.2 million people have died from Covid-19 in the world and 46.8 million people have been infected with the virus.
The death toll from Covid-19 in the world reached 1,205, 221 while the total caseload surpassed 46,801,621 as of Tuesday morning.