India's reported cases of 165,799 infections is the ninth highest globally, according to data from Johns Hopkins University
The mortality rate from Covid-19 in India stood at 2.8% against world average of 6.2%
The death toll in India from coronavirus has topped the number of lives lost in China, where the pandemic started. The total number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 165,799 with death toll rising to 4,706, according to latest figures released by Ministry of Health. China so far confirmed 4,638 fatalities from COVID-19 and 84,106 cases, according to Johns Hopkins University.
India's reported cases of 165,799 infections is the ninth highest globally after 7,466 fresh COVID-19 cases were reported in past 24 hours, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The country has been registering new cases in excess of 6,000 daily since the past seven days.