Shubham Jaiswal ([email protected])
With the biggest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases, and India overtook Italy to become the sixth worst-hit nation by coronavirus pandemic. According to the data released by John Hopkins University, India recorded the highest number of coronaivrus cases in the world after the United States, Brazil, Russia, United Kingdom, Spain.
India’s COVID-19 count hits a new high as the states had recorded over 9,000 fresh cases for the third consecutive day. The number of fatalities from coronavirus pandemic rose to 294 on Friday — the highest death toll in a single day.
Globally coronavirus infected more than 67 lakh people. Nearly 4 lakh people lost their lives since the outbreak had emerged in China last year. The United States confirmed the most number of coronavirus cases in the world. More than 18 lakh people tested positive in America. The death toll in the country rose to 1.09 lakh.