Covid-19: India reports record 152,879 new cases, 839 deaths

New Delhi - The number of new fatalities stood at 839, the most deaths in more than five months.



By Reuters

Published: Sun 11 Apr 2021, 8:47 AM

India reported a record 152,879 new Covid-19 cases, health ministry data showed on Sunday, as a second-wave of infections continued to surge and overwhelm hospitals in parts of the country.

The number of new fatalities stood at 839, the most deaths in more than five months, taking the toll to 169,275.

India’s tally of more than 13.35 million cases is the third-highest globally, behind only Brazil and the United States.

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