India recorded 86,498 new coronavirus infections in a single day, the lowest spike of daily cases in 66 days, pushing the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 2.89 crores, while the deaths crossed the 3-lakh mark, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.
The death count climbed to 3,51,309, with 2,123 daily deaths, the data updated at 8 am showed. The active number of Covid-19 cases in the country is 13 lakh while 2.73 crore people have recovered from the virus.
So far, the world has reported 174,370,325 Covid-19 cases since the pandemic broke with 3,751,893 deaths. The US remains the worst-hit country, followed by India, Brazil, France and Turkey.