India has surpassed Brazil to become the second worst-hit nation by the coronavirus pandemic with over 4.2 million infections across the country. With 4,204,613 infections, India is nearly 70,000 cases ahead of Brazil, which will post its most recent numbers later on Monday. Recently, the country shattered global record after reporting over 90,000 new COVID-19 cases in a day. There were 90,632 new cases in the 24 hours to Sunday, according to the data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, while the number of deaths rose by 1,065 to 70,626.Coronavirus cases in India have reached 4.1 million and about 3.2 million affected people have been treated so far, the government data showed. According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 4,95,51,507 samples have been tested up to September 6 with 7,20,362 samples being tested on Sunday.According to WHO, India has been reporting the highest number of daily COVID-19 cases in the world for nearly a month. The country’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23 and it went past 40 lakh on September 5.The states with the maximum number of cases are Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh.