India registers 22,272 new coronavirus cases; recoveries cross 97.40 lakh

India registers 22,272 new coronavirus cases; recoveries cross 97.40 lakh

India's coronavirus caseload rose to 1,01,69,118 on Saturday with 22,272 new infections being reported in a span of 24 hours, while total recoveries crossed 97.40 lakh, according to Union Health Ministry data.

On Saturday morning, the death toll due to coronavirus increased to 1,47,343 after 336 people succumbed to the virus. The health ministry stressed that more than 70 percent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.

India has currently 2,81,667 active coronavirus cases. The total discharged cases stood at 97,40,108 with 22,274 new discharges in the last 24 hours.