India has been witnessing more new cases in the last few days than any other country in the world. More than 50 thousand cases are coming in the country every day. The ever increasing cases of corona in the country are becoming a cause of great concern, however, the relief that is prevalent among them is that the recovery rate has also increased significantly. In the last 24 hours, 62,064 new cases have been reported in the country and 1,007 people have died due to corona in a single day.

According to the data released by the Ministry of Health on Monday, the total corona cases in the country have now crossed 22 lakh. The total number of corona infections in the country has reached 2215,075 while the death toll has reached 44,386. There are 6,34,945 active cases of corona in the country while 15,35,744 people have won the war with the virus and have recovered and returned to their homes.

Scientist and media coordinator of ICMR Dr. Lokesh Sharma said, "On Saturday (August 8), a record 7,19,364 samples were tested, the highest in a day. About 500 samples are being tested every minute to detect Covid-19 in India and the testing capacity has increased daily.