India reported 16,135 new coronavirus infections and 24 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Health Ministry's update on Monday morning.
Of the 24 deaths reported on Monday, 16 were from the last 24 hours and eight were previously unreported deaths reconciled to Kerala's death toll.
With Monday's figures, India total tally of Covid-19 cases rose to 4,35,18,564 and death toll rose to to 5,25,223.
India's active cases increased by 2,153 cases to 1,13,864, comprising 0.26 per cent of the total infections. The national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.54 per cent, according to the update.
A total of 3,32,978 samples were tested on Sunday, taking cumulative samples tested till date to 86,39,99,907
(With PTI inputs)