According to the Union Health Ministry, India gained 26,115 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the overall number of infections to 3,35,04,534, while active cases fell to 3,09,575, the lowest level in 184 days.
According to figures updated at 8 a.m., the death toll had risen to 4,45,385 with 252 associated deaths.
The ministry said that active cases made up 0.92 percent of all infections, with a national COVID-19 recovery rate of 97.75 percent.
The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive has exceeded 81.85 crore, according to the ministry.
India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.
Over the course of 24 hours, the active COVID-19 caseload was reduced by 8,606 cases.