India reports 6,915 fresh coronavirus cases

India on Monday reported at least 6,915 new COVID-19 cases–14 per cent lower than yesterday’s daily spike of over 8,000 cases. According to Union Health Ministry, India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 4,29,24,130.

The death count climbed to 5,13,843 with 119 fresh fatalities, the data updated on Monday stated. Kerala added 46 deaths as backlog to the tally.

The daily COVID-19 cases have remained less than one lakh for 23 consecutive days.

The active cases, comprising 0.22 per cent of the total infections, dipped to 92,472, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has marginally improved to 98.59 per cent, the ministry said.