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India’s coronavirus infections rise to 7.24 million

Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New Delhi

BENGALURU (Reuters) – India’s tally of coronavirus infections rose by 63,509 in the last 24 hours to stand at 7.24 million on Wednesday, health ministry data showed.

Deaths from COVID-19 infections rose by 730 to 110,586, the ministry said.

India crossed the 7 million mark on Sunday, adding a million cases in just 13 days. It has the world’s second-highest tally after the United States, where the figure is nearing 8 million.

(Reporting by Nallur Sethuraman in Bengaluru; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)

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