Coronavirus India News Highlights: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad Friday tested positive for Covid-19. He is under home quarantine. “I have tested positive for Covid-19. I am in home quarantine. Those who came in contact with me in last few days may kindly follow the protocol,” he said in a tweet.
India reported 63,371 COVID-19 cases and 895 deaths in the last 24 hours ending 8 am on Friday. With this, the total number of infections in the country rose to 73,70,469, while the number of fatalities soared to 1,12,161. At present, India has 8,04,528 active cases, while as many as 64,53,780 people have recovered, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Follow Coronavirus India Live Updates
Delhi, which recorded almost 3,500 new cases on Thursday to take its total number of infected people so far 3.21 lakh, has overtaken Pune and regained the number one position amongst cities with the maximum number of coronavirus cases in the country.
More than 38.8 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 1,094,947 have died, according to a Reuters tally. Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.