India on Monday registered 70,421 new cases of coronavirus infections detected on Sunday, the lowest since the end of March, Union Health Ministry data stated.
The total caseload and death toll in the country has touched 29,510,410 and 374,305 respectively.
The positivity below the 5 per cent mark at 4.71 per cent.
However, only 14.92 lakh samples tested on Sunday, compared to a weekly average of about 19 lakh.
Tamil Nadu remains the highest contributor with 14,016 new cases in the last 24 hours. It was followed by Kerala (11,584 cases) and Maharashtra (10,442 cases).
Moreover, the recoveries have outnumbered daily new cases for the 32nd consecutive day in the country.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has surged to 2,81,62,947, while the case fatality rate has increased to 1.27 per cent, the data of the Union Health Ministry stated.
3921 deaths were recorded across the country in the last 24 hours, while, 1,19,501 cases were discharged.
Cumulatively, 25,48,49,301 Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.
On Sunday, the country saw 80,834 new cases, the lowest since April 2, when 81,466 people tested positive for the viral disease.