India records 3,48,421 new COVID cases,3,55,338 patients discharged in 24 hours

India on Wednesday recorded 3,48,421 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 4205 deaths due to the infection. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry, the country saw a total of 3,55,338 discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery to 1,93,82,642. The total cases of COVID-19 in India have now mounted to 2,33,40,938, with 37,04,099 active cases, the data showed. The total death toll in the country is now at 2,54,197. A total of 17,52,35,991 people have so far been vaccinated against COVID-19 in India. India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.