In a shocking development, India reported as many as 53,601 fresh infections of the ongoing pandemic in the last 24 hours which takes the toll of the total cases to 22,68,675.
On the other hand, so far 45,257 people succumbed to the contagious disease in the country including 871 patients breathing their last battling the virus in the last 24 hours.
The data released by the Union Health Ministry stated that so far 15,83,490 patients were cured of the disease and got discharged from the hospitals accordingly, while the active cases stood at 6,39,929.
Andhra Pradesh reported 7,665 fresh infections of the virus on Monday and the total cases in the state zoomed to 2,35,535. So far 2,116 patients succumbed to the virus.
Telangana added 1896 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, the total cases mounted to 82,647. With eight fresh casualties, th total fatalities rose to 645.
Globally, 20,246,580 patients contacted the contagious disease so far and 13,107,360 patients were recovered from the virus. As of now, 738,695 patients lost their lives to the disease.