India be­comes 7th worst-hit coun­try due to COVID-19

Fiji Sun - - WORLD/ASIA/CHINA NEWS -

New Delhi: India be­came the sev­enth worst-hit coun­try due to COVID-19 pan­demic as the World Health Or­gan­i­sa­tion (WHO) COVID-19 tracker had placed the coun­try on rank seven in the list.

India’s fed­eral health min­istry said the to­tal num­ber of cases in the coun­try reached 190,535 with 5394 deaths on Mon­day.

Ac­cord­ing to the min­istry, 8392 pos­i­tive cases were re­ported in the past 24 hours, which so far is the high­est sin­gle-day spike in the cases across the coun­try.

“The virus may be an in­vis­i­ble en­emy. But our war­riors, med­i­cal work­ers are in­vin­ci­ble. In the bat­tle of in­vis­i­ble ver­sus in­vin­ci­ble, our med­i­cal work­ers are sure to win,” In­dian Prime Min­is­ter Naren­dra Modi said.

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