The coronavirus death toll in India has climbed to 20,653 at 12:45 pm till Wednesday, according to latest data from worldometer.
So far, 744,006 people have been detected with COVID-19 in the country till date.
Besides, 457,058 patients have made full recovery while the number of active cases are 266,295, the source said.
Among the active cases, the number of critical patients are 8,944.
Even though the number of cases continues to rise, India’s recovery rate is over 61 percent, according to Indian Health Ministry.