India reports 100,636 new COVID-19 infections, 2,427 deaths

A medical worker tends to a patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), inside the ICU ward at Holy Family Hospital in New Delhi, India, April 29, 2021. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/File Photo

India reported on Monday a daily rise in new coronavirus infections of 100,636 cases over the past 24 hours, while deaths rose by 2,427.

The South Asian nation’s tally of infections now stands at 28.9 million, while the death toll has reached 349,186, health ministry data showed.

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