India is battling one of the worst COVID-19 outbreak globally, as the death toll in the country surpassed 100,000.
As the cases of coronavirus continue a downward slide in Nigeria, the outbreak in India should keep everyone careful as to not relent on safety measures, as the the second most populous nation on earth continues to bury thousands of people on daily basis.
Hospitals are overwhelmed with cases, as the deadly pandemic surges on unabated, with only the United States and Brazil having more Coronavirus deaths than India. US has ramp up over 200,000 deaths.
According to India’s health ministry, 100,842 people have died of COVID-19 since the pandemic began in the country few months ago, with over a thousand losing their lives in the last 24 hours.
The southwestern state of Maharashtra recorded a maximum of 37,450 deaths, followed by 9,652 in the southern state Tamil Nadu and 9,124 in the southern state of Karnataka.
With 79,476 new cases reported since Friday morning, the total COVID-19 tally in the country has reached 6,473,544.
According to CGTN, there are 944,996 active cases in the country, while 5,427,706 people have been discharged from the hospitals.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 77,850,403 COVID-19 tests have been conducted until Friday, out of which 1,132,675 tests were conducted on Friday alone.