India’s Covid-19 toll reaches 100,000 fatalities out of 6.5 million cases in 7 months since 1st reported infection

India has recorded 100,000 fatalities from Covid-19 after battling the lethal outbreak for seven months, becoming the third nation to cross the six-digit figure after the United States and Brazil, according to official tallies.

The country’s total death toll sat at 100,842 on Saturday morning, on top of nearly 6.5 million infections, according to the Indian Health Ministry.

Passing the 100,000-mark seven months to the day after India reported its first batch of cases, the country now has the highest rate of daily new infections in the world, most recently reporting 79,476 cases in the space of a single day.

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