The total number of COVID-19 cases in India rose to 2,268,675 on Tuesday as the deaths crossed the 45,000 mark, reaching 45,257, according to data released by the federal health ministry.
53,601 new cases were recorded across the country, and 871 deaths due to the virus were registered.
There are a total of 639,929 active cases in India presently. A total of 1,583,489 people have been cured and discharged from hospitals.
Tuesday is the 12th consecutive day when over 50,000 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in India.