Coronavirus cases in India increased by 36,469 new infections on Monday, the lowest number of daily new cases since July 17. India’s total covid-19 caseload now stands at 79,46,429. With 488 new covid-19 deaths in last 24 hours, total death toll mounted to 1,19,502.
India’s total active cases are 6,25,857 after a decrease of 27,860 in last 24 hours. India has cured cases 72,01,070 covid-19 patients with 63,842 new discharges in last 24 hours.
The case number reported Tuesday is the lowest since India had 35,065 newly confirmed infections on July 17. Last month, the country hit a peak of nearly 100,000 cases in a single day, but daily infections have been decreasing since then.
With 1,34,657 total active cases, Maharashtra continues to be the worst affected state by COVID-19 in the country. While 14,70,660 patients have recovered from the disease in the state, 43,348 have died so far.