India on Monday registered over 27,000 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, pushing the total infections' tally to 3,32,64,175. The fresh Covid-19 cases reported on Monday are down by 4.7 per cent than the number of infections India logged on Sunday.
In the past 24 hours, India logged 219 deaths due to Covid-19, taking the death toll to 4,42,874. The maximum casualties were reported in Kerala (67), followed by Maharashtra with 46 daily deaths.
The top five states that have registered the maximum number of cases in the past 24 hours are Kerala at 20,240 new Covid cases. Kerala is followed by Tamil Nadu with 1,608 cases, Andhra Pradesh with 1,190 cases, Karnataka with 803 cases and West Bengal with 751 cases.
Nearly 90 per cent of the new Covid cases were reported from these five states, with Kerala alone responsible for 74.26 per cent of the new cases.
India's recovery rate now stands at 97.54 per cent after a total of 37,687 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, which brings the total recoveries to 3,24,47,032 across the country.