6/22, 6:39 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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India adds 42,640 new COVID cases, 1,167 deaths

The number of people who tested positive for the coronavirus in India increased by 42,640 over the past 24 hours to reach 29,977,861, the country's health authorities revealed on Tuesday.

While the number of daily infections dropped in the recent days, the daily COVID death count remained similar compared to figures from the past two weeks, with 1,167 fatalities recorded during the last day.

Since the pandemic started, 28,926,038 people managed to successfully recover from the illness, with the mortality rate in India now at 1.3%.

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