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India's COVID-19 tally surpasses 8 mln

Xinhua | Updated: 2020-10-29 14:04
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Women wearing protective face mask commute in a suburban train after authorities resumed the train services for women passengers during non-peak hours, amidst the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Mumbai, India, Oct 21, 2020. [Photo/Agencies]

NEW DELHI - India's COVID-19 tally surpassed the 8-million mark on Thursday, reaching 8,040,203, according to the latest data released by the federal health ministry.

As many as 49,881 new COVID-19 cases were registered across the country over the past 24 hours.

With 517 deaths since Wednesday morning, the death toll in the country due to the pandemic reached 120,527.

Still there are 603,687 active COVID-19 cases in the country, while 7,315,989 people have recovered and been discharged from hospitals so far.

The Indian government has been ramping up COVID-19 testing facilities across the country.

Till Wednesday a total of 106,563,440 COVID-19 tests have been conducted in the country, out of which 1,075,760 tests were conducted on Wednesday alone, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research.

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