India's COVID cases rise by 53,480, deaths by 280

India's COVID cases rise by 53,480, deaths by 280
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The number of people who tested positive for the coronavirus disease in India since the last update was released landed at 53,480, according to the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, APA reports citing Teletrader.

The nation's total reaches 12,149,335 once the newly registered cases are included, which makes India the third country worldwide in the number of infections, lagging behind the United States and Brazil.

The cumulative number of deaths rose to 162,468 after health officials confirmed another 354 virus-related fatalities, as recoveries increased by 41,280 to 11,434,301.

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