The death toll due toCOVID-19 rose to 2,206 and the number of cases climbed to 67,152 in the countryon Monday, registering an increase of 97 deaths and a record jump of 4,213cases in the last 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry.
The number of activeCOVID-19 cases stood at 44,029. While 20,916 people have recovered, one patienthas migrated, the ministry said.
According to a senior health official, around 31.15 percent of patients have recovered so far.
A total of 97 deaths were reported since Sunday morning, of which 53 were in Maharashtra, 21 in Gujarat, 14 in West Bengal, three from Tamil Nadu and one each from Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana, Karnataka, Haryana, and Rajasthan.
According to thehealth ministry data updated in the morning, the highest number of confirmedcases in the country is from Maharashtra at 22,171 followed by Gujarat at8,194, Tamil Nadu at 7,204, Delhi at 6,923, Rajasthan at 3,814, Madhya Pradeshat 3,614 and Uttar Pradesh at 3,467.