India has once again entered the record books after 3,689 Covid-19 deaths were reported on Sunday, making the figure the highest number identified in a single day since the beginning of the pandemic.
The record death figure came just 24 hours after the country recorded more than 400,000 Covid-19 cases in a single day for the first time.
To date, at least 215,542 people have died in the Asian country, according to figures released by the health ministry.
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Authorities reported another 392,488 new Covid-19 cases Sunday, the 11th consecutive day of more than 300,000 cases while the figure had crossed 400,000 for the first time on Saturday.
At least 19,557,457 cases of Covid-19 have been recorded so far in India.
By Isaac Dachen
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