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More than 35.27 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 1,038,062? have died, according to a Reuters tally published on Tuesday.
With 209,843 deaths and 7,442,663 confirmed cases, the United States topped the list of twenty countries with the highest recorded infections and deaths in the world, followed by India, Brazil, Russia, Colombia, Peru, Argentina, Spain, Mexico, South Africa, France, the United Kingdom, Iran, Chile, Iraq, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, Italy, Turkey and the Philippines.
Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.
India's total coronavirus cases rose by 61,267 in the last 24 hours to 6.69 million on Tuesday morning, data from the health ministry showed.
Deaths from COVID-19 infections rose by 884 to 103,569, the ministry said.
India's death toll from the novel coronavirus rose past 100,000 on Saturday, only the third country in the world to reach that bleak milestone, after the United States and Brazil, and its epidemic shows no sign of abating.
Last week, India further eased restrictions and permitted states to open schools and movie theatres.
The Health Ministry says the total fatalities touched 44,386 on Monday. The number of positive cases reported so far are 2,215,074. At least 634,935 patients were still undergoing treatment.
India’s Health Ministry reported 69,878 new cases on Saturday, bringing the total to 2,975,701. Globally India has been reporting the biggest daily rise in cases for 18 consecutive days.
The Health Ministry on Tuesday also reported 848 deaths in the past 24 hours, taking total fatalities up to 58,390. The Health Ministry said the country’s COVID-19 tests per million has risen sharply to 26,016 as cumulative tests surged to nearly 36 million.
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