India has added about 50,000 new cases of coronavirus in the past few hours, which, according to the Ministry of Health on Tuesday, already equates to around 1.5 million people infected.
47,703 new cases were registered in these 24 hours. It was the sixth consecutive day of over 45,000 and 654 deaths, making a total of 1,483,156 positive and 33,425 deaths.
The Indian authorities have detailed that there are 496,988 active cases, while 952,743 people managed to overcome COVID-19, which corresponds to a recovery rate of 64.24 percent, according to the PTI news agency.
Since Monday of last week, when it exceeded 1.1 million cases, India has registered more than 300,000 cases and has added several consecutive records to the daily number of infections.