India reported 425 deaths and 24,248 new COVID-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of people infected with coronavirus to 6,97,413. The death toll now stands at 19,693.
According to the Health Ministry Monday morning update, there are now 2,53,287 active cases and 4,24,433 people have cured/discharged/migrated.
India has now taken the third spot in the list of nations worst hit by coronavirus. India is now preceded only by Brazil and the US.
Meanwhile, globally over 11.41 million people have been diagnosed with the coronavirus, and more than 6.1 million have recovered, and 533,780 have died, according to Johns Hopkins University.