Health Ministry on Monday morning informed that the lowest number of cases have been registered during the last 24 hours after March 24. This is the fourth day in the last 2 months when the death toll due to coronavirus infection has been recorded less than 2,000. In India, 53,256 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the last 24 hours and 1,422 infected people died. Now the total number of cases in the country stands at 2,99,35,221 while the death toll is at 3,88,135. There are currently 7,02,887 active cases in the country. 78,190 people were discharged from hospitals during the last 24 hours, after which the number of recoveries reached 2,88,44,199.