New Delhi, Sept. 22 -- With 32 new deaths due to coronavirus disease (Covid-19) reported on Monday, the total number of people who have died from the viral infection in Delhi crossed the 5,000 mark on the same day that India's single-day recoveries crossed the 100,000 mark for the first time.

According to Monday's government health bulletin, 2,548 new cases were reported in the past 24 hours, taking the total number of infections in the Capital to 249,259. The infection has killed a total of 5,014 people till Sunday.

Meanwhile, 102,226 patients recovered from Covid across the country on Monday as India reported 74,693 new infections. As of Monday night, there are 5,560,083 total infections in the country while 88,969 people have died in I...