India has confirmed a total of 697,413 COVID-19 cases since the outbreak started and is now the third worst COVID-19-affected country in the world.
Thus, India has bypassed Russia (681,251 cases) in the number of COVID-19 cases confirmed, RBC reported. The US and Brazil rank first and second, respectively.
Only in a day, India reported 24,248 new cases. The death toll there has reached 19,693.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra state continues to record the highest number of cases.