Delhi on Wednesday reported 8,593 daily cases for the first time. The Capital’s tally rose to 4,59,975. Its toll increased by 85 to 7,228.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to World Health Organization Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and praised the global body for its role in facilitating a coordinated global response to the coronavirus crisis.
India recorded 44,281 new coronavirus cases, pushing the tally in the country to 86,36,011, according to the health ministry’s data. The toll rose by 512 to 1,27,571 in 24 hours. There are now 4,94,657 active cases and 80,13,783 recoveries.
Globally, the coronavirus has infected more than 5.13 crore people and killed 12,70,706 people, according to the John Hopkins University data. The recoveries stand at 3,34,90,724.
The national helpline number for the coronavirus is 011-23978046, and a toll-free number 1075.
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