India’s coronavirus infections surge to 6.23 million

The south Asian nation, which is second only to the United States in terms of total cases, has a scope for higher infections with a large chunk of the population still unexposed to the virus, a survey showed on Tuesday. (File/AFP)
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Updated 30 September 2020

India’s coronavirus infections surge to 6.23 million

  • Deaths from coronavirus infections rose by 1,179 in the last 24 hours to 97,497, the ministry said

BENGALURU: India’s coronavirus case tally surged to 6.23 million after it reported 80,472 new infections in the last 24 hours, data from the health ministry showed on Wednesday.
Deaths from coronavirus infections rose by 1,179 in the last 24 hours to 97,497, the ministry said.
The south Asian nation, which is second only to the United States in terms of total cases, has a scope for higher infections with a large chunk of the population still unexposed to the virus, a survey showed on Tuesday.


Russia’s coronavirus death toll passes 25,000

Updated 22 October 2020

Russia’s coronavirus death toll passes 25,000

  • Authorities reported 15,971 new coronavirus infections in the previous 24 hours
MOSCOW: Russia recorded 290 deaths from COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing its official death toll to 25,242.
Authorities reported 15,971 new coronavirus infections in the previous 24 hours, bringing the nationwide total to 1,463,306, the fourth highest in the world.