India recorded 1,96,427 new coronavirus infections in a single day, the lowest in round 39 days, pushing the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 2,69,48,874, while the deaths crossed the 3-lakh mark, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.
The death count climbed to 3,07,231 with 3,511 daily deaths, the data updated at 8 am showed. However, the count is believed to be vastly undercounted. The active number of Covid-19 cases in the country is 25,86,782.
Globally, there are 167,808,446 confirmed COVID-19 cases across 192 countries with 3,486,863 deaths.