With a record jump of 90,600 cases in the last 24 hours in India, the caseload from coronavirus reached 4,110,839 on Sunday.
The death toll from the infection climbed to 70,679. India is now the country with the highest number of daily cases ahead of both US and Brazil.
Maharashtra continues to be the worst affected state by the deadly pandemic with over 19,000 new cases.
Meanwhile, Russia is in close dialogue with the Indian government and the leading drug manufacturers of India regarding the localisation of production of the Sputnik V vaccine in India.
The global tally from the viral infection is at 27,043,430 with the United States being worst-hot.
The global death toll from the pandemic is at 882,988.