Coronavirus cases in India cross 500,000 as big cities reel from surge
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Coronavirus cases in India cross 500,000 as big cities reel from surge

Newsdesk |
June 27, 2020

India reported over 17,000 new coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours, pushing the country’s total above 500,000, federal health ministry data showed on Saturday, with infections surging in major cities including the capital New Delhi.


New Delhi, 27 June 2020

India has the world’s fourth-biggest outbreak of the virus that causes COVID-19, below only the United States, Brazil and Russia in confirmed infections, according to a Reuters tally.

Infections are expected to continue rising steadily in India. Experts advising the federal government say the authorities should now prioritise reducing mortality over containing the spread of the virus.

Source - reuters.com


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