Continuing with its massive daily spike, India recorded 93,337 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, taking its overall tally across the 53-lakh mark, data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare showed on Saturday.
The Abu Dhabi Police (ADP), announced that three people of Asian nationality died and two others were injured as a result of a traffic accident involving two buses, a small bus and a large bus, on the Seih Shuaib - Al Fayah Truck Road.
In a statement, the Ministry stressed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), said it carried out over 111,882 additional COVID-19 tests in the country over the last 24 hours, using the latest testing methods.
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.
During an extraordinary briefing on Thursday Dr. Farida Al Hosani, the official spokesperson for the health sector in the country, announced 930 new cases of COVID-19, the highest number recorded in 4 months.
The highest recorded infections and deaths in the world, followed by India, Brazil, Russia, Colombia, Argentina, Spain, Peru, Mexico, South Africa, France, the United Kingdom, Iran.
India is seeing infections spread at a slower pace than last month, when daily infections touched a record high of 97,894 cases. India is averaging more than 70,000 cases daily so far this month.
Cafes and restaurants across Belgium were shuttered for four weeks as the country tackled its own infection spike, part of a continent-wide surge that has seen a 44 per cent increase in cases across Europe in the past week.