For first time, India registers over 1,000 deaths in a day, tally at 22.15 lakh

India on Monday registered 62,064 new cases, taking the overall tally to 22,15,074. The toll for the first time rose by 1,007 to 44,386.

The Centre on Monday said that recoveries in India have crossed the 15-lakh mark and the coronavirus cases remained concentrated in 10 states across the country. These states account for over 80% of the new cases.

Covid-19 has infected 1.97 crore people in the world, according to the Johns Hopkins University. The worldwide toll rose to 7,29,692. More than 1.20 crore people have recovered.

The national helpline number for the coronavirus is 011-23978046, and a toll-free number 1075.

These are the helpline numbers for states and the Union Territories.