India 3rd worst COVID-hit nation

NEW DELHI, JUL 5 (AGENCIES) | Publish Date: 7/5/2020 1:11:07 PM IST

With over 17,000 cases in the last 24 hours, India overtook Russia to become the third worst-hit nation by coronavirus pandemic. The total number of coronavirus cases in the country stood at 6,90,349 while 19,268 people have died and 409,083 people recovered from the virus.

According morning data released by the health ministry, India registered nearly 25,000 fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours. This was the biggest daily spike since the outbreak started.

India recorded the third highest number of coronavirus cases in the world after the United States and Brazil, according to the data released by John Hopkins University. The United States was the worst-hit by coronavirus pandemic. The deadly novel virus infected 2,852,807 people in the US.


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