Published On: Thu, Oct 22nd, 2020

India’s coronavirus tally crosses 7.7 million

MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s coronavirus infections rose by 55,839, taking its tally to 7.71 million, health ministry data showed on Thursday.

Women passengers wait for a local train in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020.

Cases in India have dipped since a peak in September, but experts warn that infections could surge as the peak festival season approaches.

India has the world’s second highest number of infections after the United States, which has a tally of 8.3 million.

Virus deaths in the south Asian nation rose by 702 in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 116,616, the ministry added.

Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by The Sen Times staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: Reuters

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