India's COVID-19 tally raced past the seven lakh-mark with 22,252 fresh infections on July 6, five days after crossing the six lakh post. The death toll climbed to 20,160 as 467 more people succumbed to the disease, according to the Union health ministry. With this, the country has recorded over 20,000 cases of the infection for the fifth consecutive day.
India's coronavirus infection caseload stands at 7,19,665, the ministry's data updated at 8 am showed.
With a steady rise, the number of recoveries stands at 4,39,947, while there are 2,59,557 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country.