Here are the top 10 updates on coronavirus in India:
The country's test positivity rate - number of positive cases identified per 100 - stands at 2.81 per cent, much below the worrying mark of 5 per cent.
Five months after the last wave started, daily infections in India have plateaued at around the 40,000 daily mark. For the past five days, roughly half the new cases are coming from Kerala.
Kerala, which has now become the Number 1 hotspot, reported 20,728 Covid cases in a day and 80 deaths over the same period.
14,28,984 tests were conducted on Sunday, taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of COVID-19 in the country to 46,96,45,494. Cumulative vaccine doses administered so far has reached 47.22 crore under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive.
India is likely to see a rise in Covid-19 infections building into a new -- though smaller -- virus wave that may peak in October, according to a mathematical model by researchers who accurately predicted the tapering of a brutal surge of cases earlier this year.
The Tamil Nadu government has mandated a negative RT-PCR test report or vaccination certificate of two Covid doses from August 5 for people visiting state from Kerala. Tamil Nadu reported 1,990 fresh Covid cases today and 26 deaths.
With 832 Covid cases, Manipur leads the northeastern states in most number of cases in a day. It also reported 10 deaths.
Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state, has reported 35 Covid cases and seven deaths over a 24-hour period.
With experts talking about booster doses to check the spread of virus, AIIMS chief Dr Randeep Guleria has told NDTV that there's not enough data on the efficacy of booster jabs and underlined that India needs to prevent events that can turn out to be super spreader.
India has set a goal of vaccinating 108 crore adults by the end of this year. However, several states are still reporting about the shortage of vaccines.