India overtook Russia in total confirmed coronavirus cases on Monday, becoming the world's third-hardest-hit nation.
According to the country's health ministry, over 24,000 new cases were confirmed on Sunday, bringing the total number of infections in India to 697,258.
India follows behind the US and Brazil in total coronavirus infections.
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