India’s tally of coronavirus infections surged past 20 million on Tuesday, boosted by 357 229 new cases over the last 24 hours.  

Deaths rose by 3 449 for a toll of 222 408, health ministry data showed. 

India becomes the world’s second nation, after the United States, to pass the grim milestone.  

It took the south Asian country just over four months to add 10 million cases, versus more than ten months for its first 10 million. 

Scientists have warned that the second wave surge in that country is yet to reach its peak, as reported in the video below: