Coronavirus: India’s COVID-19 cases cross 6 million, death rate at 1.6 pct

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India's coronavirus case tally topped 6 million after it reported 82,170 new infections in the last 24 hours, data from the health ministry showed on Monday.

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Deaths from COVID-19 rose by 1,039 in the last 24 hours to 95,542, the ministry said, which is 1.6 percent of total cases.


Globally, India has the second-highest number of coronavirus cases, behind the United States where infections crossed 7 million last week.

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