New Delhi, June 20 -- India's single-day tally of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) dropped below the 60,000-mark on Sunday after 58,419 cases were reported in the previous 24 hours, taking the caseload to 29,881,965, according to the Union health ministry. Sunday's cases are the lowest since March 30, when 56,211 people were detected Covid-19 positive.

As many as 1,576 succumbed to the viral disease in the 24-hour-span and 87,619 recovered, taking the death toll and total recoveries to 386,713 and 28,766,009, respectively. The daily recoveries continued to outnumber the new cases for the 38th consecutive day.

The active cases dipped to 729,243 and constitute 2.55% of the caseload.

Sunday's case count is 2,334 less than that of Saturd...