India reports 62,224 new Covid cases, 2,542 deaths

Bengaluru - Country’s total Covid-19 case load now stands at 29.63 million



By Reuters

Published: Wed 16 Jun 2021, 8:23 AM

Last updated: Wed 16 Jun 2021, 8:24 AM

India reported on Wednesday 62,224 new Covid-19 infections over the past 24 hours, data from the health ministry showed.

The South Asian country’s total Covid-19 case load now stands at 29.63 million, while total fatalities are at 379,573, the data showed.

India added 2,542 deaths overnight.

People register for a dose of the Covishield vaccine at a vaccination centre in New Delhi. Photo: AFP
People register for a dose of the Covishield vaccine at a vaccination centre in New Delhi. Photo: AFP

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