The Covid-19 tally in India has increased to 8,20,916.
The country witnessed a spike of 27,114 in 24 hours which is the highest in India on record.
The new cases have crossed the previous record of 26,506 that was registered on Friday. India had breached the 5-lakh mark 14 days ago.
The total cases include 2,83,407 active cases. 5,15,386 coronavirus cases have been cured or discharged from the hospital.
The total recovery now stands at 62.7%. This was the third day in a row for over 19,000 patients to get cured of the virus. A total of 19,873 new patients were cured in last 24 hours. The death tally has also increased to 22,123.