An official uses a thermal screening device on Jharkhand CM Hemat Soren in the wake of coronavirus pandemic as he arrives during the ongoing budget session of Jharkhand Assembly, in Ranchi, Monday, March 23, 2020. Image Credit: PTI

New Delhi: India recorded the highest number of 704 positive cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday.

With these new cases, the total number of COVID-19 positive cases in India have now climbed to 4,281.

Total deaths stand at 111 including 28 new deaths. So far, 318 COVID-19 patients have been cured across the country.