India overtook Brazil on Monday to become the second-worst affected country in terms of coronavirus cases. The United States still remains the worst affected country. India has also recorded 71,687 deaths, fewer than Brazil and the US. The South Asian nation has recorded over 4.2 million infections since the pandemic began, compared with 4.1 million in Brazil and 6.4 million in the US. Since August the country of 1.3 billion people, home to some of the world's most densely populated cities, has been reporting the highest single-day rises in the world.