Continuous surge in COVID cases as India records 26,291 fresh infections

New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): India reported 26,291 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours. Total COVID cases in country mounted to 1,13,85,339. Union Health Ministry reported 17,455 recoveries in last 24 hours which took the recovery tally to 1,10,07,352. Active cases in the country are 2,19,262. With 118 new deaths, death toll due to COVID-19 stood at 1,58,725. So far, 2,99,08,038 beneficiaries have been inoculated for the virus. According to Indian Council of Medical Research, total of 22,74,07,413 samples have been tested for COVID-19 up to March 14. Of the total, 7,03,772 samples were tested on March 14 itself.