India adds record 217,353 virus cases, 1,185 deaths

Friday, 16. April 2021 06:31

India's Health and Family Welfare Ministry confirmed in its latest update that 217,353 people across the nation tested positive for the coronavirus disease over the past twenty-four hours.

The figure brings the total number of cases in the country to 14,291,917 and marks a record jump in daily infections.

The number of virus-related deaths surged by 1,185 to land at 174,308, while recoveries reached 12,547,866, rising by 118,302 in the time period.

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