Number of coronavirus cases in India climbs to 7.65 million
MUMBAI (INDIA) – Indian health ministry data showed on Wednesday that the country has 54,044 new coronavirus infections, bringing the tally to 7.65 million.
The nation has the highest number of cases after the US, which has a total of 8.2 million.
The second most populous country in the world, India’s coronavirus death toll stands at 115,914, with 717 fatalities in the past 24 hours, said the ministry.
After peaking in September, infections are on the wane in the country. However, experts warn that there could be a big spurt as the festival season approaches.