New Delhi, April 4 -- India recorded 93,249 cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), another one-day spike, and 513 related deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare's data on Sunday morning, as a month-long surge continued in the country. With this, the country's tally has risen to 12,485,509 and its death toll to 164,623, the health ministry's dashboard showed at 8am.

India, the third-worst country hit by the pandemic, on Saturday reported 89,129 Covid-19 cases in a day, the highest daily rise in around six-and-half-months. The surge in coronavirus disease cases reported on Saturday was the highest since September 20 last year-92,605 infections were recorded in 24 hours on that day. T...