New Delhi: India records 69,921 new coronavirus cases along with 819 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The COVID-19 case fatality rate has further declined to 1.77 per cent.
There are 7,85,996 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 21.29 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.
India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7 and went past 30 lakh on August 23.
According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 4,33,24,834 samples have been tested up to August 31 with 10,16,920 samples being tested on Monday.