EFENew Delhi

India recorded Monday just over 13,000 daily cases of Covid-19, the lowest in nearly eight months, after the country of more than 1.35 billion people became the global epicenter of the pandemic in mid-May.

The 13,596 cases detected in the last 24 hours are the lowest in the last 201 days, according to a statement by the Ministry of Health.

India now has recorded a total 34 million confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic, second only to the United States, with almost 45 million infections.

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