New Delhi: India recorded 61,408 fresh COVID-19 cases and 836 more deaths in the past 24 hours, while the recovery rate reached 75.27 per cent, Union Health Ministry said on Monday.
With the latest additions, the total number of cases reached 31,06,348 while the death toll climbed to 57,542.
The total number of active cases are 7,10,771 and recovered 23,38,035, as per the update from the ministry.
According to Indian Council of Medical Research, in the past 24 hours, 6,09,917 tests were conducted.
The case tally climbed to 6,82,383 in the worst-affected state of Maharashtra, while Tamil Nadu registered 3,79,385 cases and the figure stood at 3,53,111 in Andhra Pradesh.
The death toll rose to 22,570 in Maharashtra, 6,517 in Tamil Nadu and 3,282 in Andhra Pradesh.
Globally, the United States remains the worst-infected, with more than 58 lakh cases, followed by Brazil, recording over 36 lakh infections. The US also registered the highest 1.80 lakh fatalities, while 1.14 lakh were recorded in Brazil.
In India, at the third spot in terms of infections and fourth in fatalities, registered the first case and death on January 31 and March 13, respectively.