India on Monday touched the grim distinction of recording the second highest number of covid-19 cases globally.
India surpassed Brazil with 42,04,614 cases and is now behind the USA which has recorded 6.29 million covid-19 cases. Brazil has registered 4.14 million case.
India’s covid-19 death toll breached the 71,000 mark as 1016 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday. The number of deaths due to the infection has reached 71,642.
The country registered a hike of more than 90,000 cases for the second time in a single day as 90,802 new cases covid-19 cases were reported in the last 24 hours, taking India’s total corona virus cases to 42,04,614.