New Delhi (dpa), 20 Nov, 2020 - The number of coronavirus cases in India crossed the 9-million mark on Friday, with the capital New Delhi continuing to report rising cases despite a nationwide downward trend of
The South Asian country has the world’s second-highest number of Covid-19 infections, after the United States, but the number of new cases daily have been declining after hitting a peak in September.
The country recorded 45,882 new cases since Thursday, taking its total to 9,004,365, according to the morning update on the federal Health Ministry website.
There were 584 fatalities connected with the virus in the same period, bringing the total death toll to 132,162, the world’s third-highest after the US
New Delhi reported 7,546 new cases, the highest in the country, and 98 deaths since Thursday.