India has surpassed 1.7 million confirmed coronavirus cases, after reporting 54,730 new infections on Sunday.
The country has recorded a total of 1,750,723 cases of Covid-19, including 37,364 deaths, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
India now has 567,730 active cases, while more than 1,145,000 patients have recovered, according to the ministry.
In India, patients with mild and moderate symptoms are considered no longer active after 10 days of symptom onset if they meet certain conditions. A test to confirm that they no longer have the virus is not required. Severe cases can only be discharged after one negative coronavirus test.