India sees highest daily COVID-19 fatalities | Sunday Observer

India sees highest daily COVID-19 fatalities

8 September, 2020

India on Tuesday recorded its highest novel coronavirus-related fatalities in a day, taking the death toll to 72,775.

The highest daily count of 1,133 was registered a day after India took over Brazil in number of COVID-19 infections, becoming the second most virus-hit country in the world.

As of Tuesday morning, the Health Ministry figures show that over 75,000 new cases were reported in the county lower than than the figure of 90,000 infections recorded daily the in the past two days.

According to the John Hopkins University, which compiles pandemic figures, India currently ranks third globally in virus-related deaths. The total infections has hit 4.28 million so far.