India reports 40,134 new Covid-19 cases, 422 deaths in last 24 hours


India reported 40,134 new Covid-19 cases and 422 deaths on Monday, as per data from the Union Health Ministry.

The daily count of cases has been over 40,000 for six consecutive days now. Kerala has been reporting over 20,000 cases during this period.

The total number of coronavirus cases has reached 3,16,95,958 while the overall death toll stands at 4,24,773. There are 4,13,718 active cases in the country at present. 

A total of 47,22,23,639 vaccine doses have been administered in the country so far, the health ministry said.