India’s total coronavirus cases surged beyond four million with a record rise, making it the third country in the world to surpass that mark, following the United States and Brazil.
India added 86,432 cases of the virus, a global daily record, according to data from the federal health ministry.
Infections rose across the country, including in the capital New Delhi and the large states of Maharashtra and Karnataka. The number of deaths in India from the COVID-19 rose by more than 1,000 to 69,561 on Saturday.
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