WORLD India's COVID-19 tally crosses 18 mln

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India's COVID-19 tally crosses 18 mln

Xinhua

12:26, April 29, 2021

Beds lie inside an indoor stadium converted into COVID-19 treatment center for emergencies in the wake of the spike in the numbers of positive coronavirus cases in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, April 28, 2021. (Photo: AP)

NEW DELHI, April 29 (Xinhua) -- India's COVID-19 tally surpassed 18 million, reaching 18,376,524 on Thursday, as a fresh high of 379,257 new cases were recorded during the past 24 hours, said the federal health ministry.

As many as 3,645 deaths reported across the country since Wednesday morning, also the highest daily spike, took the total death toll to 204,832.

There are still a total of 3,084,814 active cases in the country, with an increase of 106,105 in the past 24 hours, as 15,086,878 people have been cured and discharged from hospitals so far.

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