Overall COVID tally of the country has now reached 94,31,692 after the fresh spike in cases, the government data added.
The nation presently carries an active COVID-19 case load of 4,46,952 patients, this is after these cases witnessed a dip of 7,004 since Sunday.
Pandemic fatalities have now mounted to 1,37,139 , after 443 more lives were claimed by the highly contagious virus in the past one day.
Meanwhile, there were 45,333 COVID patients cured since Sunday, taking the total recovery count to 88,47,600.
According to the ICMR, a total of 14,03,79,976 cumulative samples have been tested COVID 19 till date.
In percentage, the active cases are now 4.74 per cent, cured at 93.81 per cent and the deaths 1.45 per cent of the country’s total nCoV cases count till date.