India's new COVID-19 cases surge to 179,723

Healthcare worker collects COVID-19 test swab sample from man in New Delhi

BENGALURU (Reuters) - India reported 179,723 new COVID-19 infections on Monday, the most since late May, health ministry data showed, taking the total to 35.71 million.

Deaths rose by 146 to 483,936.

(Reporting by Chandini Monappa; Editing by Kim Coghill)

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