India on Tuesday reported a spike of 6,535 new COVID-19 cases and 146 deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases in the country now at 1,45,380 including 80,722 active cases, 60,490 cured/discharged, and 4167 deaths.
For the second consecutive day, the country tests less than a lakh samples when the capacity is more than 1,50,000. Authorities tested 92,000 samples in the 24 hours and over 31 lakh samples in totality.
Globally, over 5.4 million people have been infected with the novel coronavirus so far, including 3.4 lakh deaths.
India is among the 10 countries with most cases.