The number of coronavirus infections in India rose to 96.77 lakh, while the active caseload fell below 4 lakh and the recoveries surged to 91.39 lakh on Monday.
The total coronavirus cases mounted to 96,77,203 with 32,981 new infections being reported in a day, while the death toll rose to 1,40,573 with 391 new fatalities.
There are 3,96,729 active coronavirus infections in the country which comprises 4.10 per cent of the total caseload.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 91,39,901 pushing the national recovery rate to 94.45 per cent, while the COVID-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.45 per cent.
According to the ICMR, 14,77,87,656 samples have been tested up to December 6 with 8,01,081 samples being tested on Sunday.