India records 18,522 new Covid-19 cases, 418 deaths in 24 hours

A spike of 18,522 Coronavirus cases in past 24 hours took India's tally today to 5,66,840 even as the recovery rate further improved to 59.06%. This is the second day of decline in fresh Covid cases. On Sunday, 19,906 fresh cases were reported while on Monday 19,459, according to health ministry figures.