India Sees New Record High of More Than 4,200 COVID-19 Fatalities

Wednesday 1442/9/30 - 2021/05/12
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New Delhi, May 12, 2021, SPA -- India has documented 348,421 new coronavirus infections over the past 24 hours, taking the total number of infections since the beginning of the pandemic in the country to 23,340,938, TASS News Agency reported.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the number of fatalities caused by this infection has increased by 4,205 over the past 24 hours, bringing the total count to 254,197.
According to the ministry, since May 5, the country has recorded about 3 million new cases of the infection.
Meanwhile, the number of recoveries has increased over 24 hours by 355,338, reaching 19,382,642.
India is in the second place worldwide, following the US, in terms of a total number of the coronavirus infections and in the third place in terms of fatalities caused by this infection, following the US and Brazil.
11:24 LOCAL TIME 08:24 GMT