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India reports 16,375 fresh Covid-19 cases, 201 deaths

New Delhi: India’s tally of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) climbed to 10,356,844 after 16,375 new cases and 201 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Tuesday. There has been a slight dip in the number of infections and fatalities between Monday and Tuesday, data showed. There are 231,036 active cases of Covid-19 and 9,975,958 people have recovered from the viral disease so far.

The death of toll India, the second worst-hit country in the world, has risen to 149,850, the health ministry’s data showed on Tuesday morning.


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