The number of coronavirus-linked deaths has crossed the 9,000-mark in India.
India's coronavirus tally rose to 3,20,922 cases today as it recorded the single-day biggest jump of 11,929 new infections in the last 24 hours and 311 deaths, the Union Health Ministry said this morning. A total of 9,195 COVID-19 patients have died so far, according to the government.
This is the second consecutive day that India has recorded more than 11,000 new infections in a single day.
The country has jumped two positions since last Sunday to become the fourth worst-hit country by the pandemic after the United States, Brazil and Russia. Over 70,000 new patients and more than 2,000 deaths have been recorded over the last one week as Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Gujarat remain the worst-affected states.