Leaving behind its previous record, India reported over 1.15 lakh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.
According to the Union Health Ministry, the country recorded 1,15,736 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. With this fresh surge, the total number of infections has reached 1,28,01,785.
The country reported 630 COVID-related deaths in the last 24 hours, while the active number of cases stands at 8,43,473.
As many as 59,856 people discharged/recovered from the disease during the same period. With the new COVID-19 deaths, the cumulative toll in the country has mounted to 1,66,177.
The previous high was recorded on April 5, when the country reported 1,03,844 fresh COVID positive cases in a single day.
As many as 8,70,77,474 people have been inoculated against COVID-19 in the country so far.