India, Nov. 22 -- There were 45,209 cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and 501 related deaths in the last 24 hours across India, taking the country's tally to over 9.09 million, Union health ministry's data showed on Sunday. The number of infections and deaths were slightly less than Saturday's 46,232 and 564 respectively. The total infections are at 9,095,806 and the death toll has risen to 133,227.

The surging cases have prompted several states to impose restrictions, penalties and defer reopening of schools. Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan have imposed a night curfew in several districts and Delhi has raised the fine for not wearing masks in public places.

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