India registered 904 more Covid19 deaths taking the toll to 1,70,179 while the country has recorded 1,68,912 new positive cases in the last 24 hours.
With the new Covid19 cases, India has set another grim one-day record as the overall tally reached 1,35,27,717 so far, according to the Union health ministry data on Monday.
India has once again taken its spot as the second-worst hit nation in the world in terms of infections after the US.
Worldwide, India has emerged as the fourth-worst Covid affected country after the number of active cases increased to 12,01,009.
As per the Union health ministry data, a total of 75,086 people have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours.
With this, the total number of recovered patients in the country stands at 1,21,56,529.
Currently, India’s recovery rate is 90.44%.
A total of 11,80,136 samples were tested for Covid19 in the last 24 hours.
So far, 25,78,06,986 samples have been tested, the Union health ministry said.
In the last 24 hours, a total of 29,33,418 people were vaccinated, taking the total vaccination count to 10,415,28,565.
States such as Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan have shown a steep increase in new Covid19 cases.