New Delhi: India recorded over 1.52 lakh fresh Covid infections on Monday, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 2,80,47,534 according to the Union Health Ministry data. This is the lowest daily rise in Covid cases in the last 50 days.
A total of 1,52,734 new infections were registered in a day, while the death count increased to 3,29,100 with 3,128 daily new fatalities, said the data updated at 8 am.
The recovery rate is 91.60 per cent.
In Maharashtra, a COVID-19 ward is being prepared especially for children in Sangli city as around 80,000 children reportedly got affected by the virus in the month of May in the state.
Meanwhile, 20 more people tested positive for the covid 19 in Andaman and Nicobar islands as the total caseload rose to 6,984 in the Union Territory on Monday, a health department official reported.
The total death toll on the island rose to 114 as one more death due to the infection was reported in the last 24 hours, data stated.