With 8,171 more cases, India’s COVID-19 tally reaches 1,98,706


New Delhi: India on Tuesday reported 8,171 more COVID-19 cases and 204 deaths in the last 24 hours as the country’s virus count inches closer to two lakh, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

The total number of cases in the country now stands at 1,98,706 including 97,581 active cases, 95,527 cured/discharged/migrated and 5,598 deaths.

Cases in Maharashtra have crossed 70,000 including over 30,000 recovered while Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 tally jumped to 23,495. (ANI)