The death toll reached 1,53,724 with 137 more fatalities.
There are 2,24,190 active cases in the country which is 2.15 per cent of the total caseload
The death toll mounted to 1,47,901 with 279 new fatalities on Monday.
Although a dip in the single-day spike is being witnessed, 73,272 new Covid-19 positive cases pushed India's confirmed tally to 69,79,423.
A total of 6,74,36,031 samples have been tested as of September 23, the ICMR states.
A total of 92,605 more people were found infected with the virus, in the past 24 hours according to the Health and Family Welfare Ministry.
India records highest single-day peak of recoveries, pushing total recovery tally beyond 42 lakh cases, which is 19 per cent of the global recoveries.
The Union Health Ministry on Sunday reported India's COVID-19 confirmed tally at 35,42,733 with the highest single-day record of 78,761 cases.
Five most affected states by total tally of cases are Maharashtra (718,711), Tamil Nadu (397,261), Andhra Pradesh (382,469), Karnataka (300,000) and Uttar Pradesh (197,000).