Coronavirus update: India overtakes Russia to become third worst-hit country in the world2 min read 05 Jul 2020, 10:15 PM IST
The country was under the nationwide lockdown since the last week of March to curb the virus spread
Maharashtra, the worst-hit state by COVID-19 pandemic, reported over 2.06 lakh cases
With over 17,000 cases in the last 24 hours, India overtook Russia to become the third worst-hit nation by coronavirus pandemic. The total number of coronavirus cases in the country stood at 690,349, according to the tally published at 9.30 pm on Sunday by news agency PTI.