NEW DELHI: India federal health ministry has reported more than 90,000 cases of the novel COVID-19 on Sunday, a global daily record.
According to the data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, there were 90,632 new cases during the last 24 hours, while the number of deaths rose by 1,065 to 70,626.
The country is set to pass Brazil on Monday as the second most affected country by total infections and will be behind only the United States, which has 6.4 million cases and nearly 193,000 deaths.
Coronavirus cases in India have reached 4.1 million and about 3.2 million affected people have been treated so far, the government data showed.
Health experts said the country was seeing a second wave of the pandemic in some parts of the country, and that case numbers have surged because of increased testing and the easing of restrictions on public movement.
The government will partially restore metro train services in the national capital of New Delhi from Monday.
The global epidemic of coronavirus has infected 27,065,789 people in the world and 883,742 people have lost their lives.
The number of coronavirus infection cases across the world has surged to 27,065,789 and the pandemic has so far claimed over 883,742 lives. So far, 19,165,962have been cured in the world and at present, the number of active cases is 7,016,085.