New Delhi: India on Friday registered a record 49,310 new cases. With this, the country’s tally is now 12,87,945. The country’s toll rose to 30,601 with 740 new deaths.
In Jammu and Kashmir, The deadly virus Friday claimed four more lives, taking toll of total deaths related to COVID-19 in JK to 292.
Officials said that three patients who died include a 75-year-old man from Saderbal Srinagar, a 65-year-old man from Mahraj Gung Srinagar, a 65-year-old woman from Malaknag Anantnag and 58-year-old IRP personnel from Jammu.
The World Health Organization, however, said that the US, Brazil and India, which are all suffering fast rises in coronavirus cases, can still “deal with” the pandemic, as they are “powerful, able, democratic countries who have tremendous internal capacities to deal with this disease”.
The United States recorded 76,570 new cases and 1,225 deaths in last 24 hours, according to Johns Hopkins University. With this, the country’s tally is now over 40 lakh. The global coronavirus count is now over 1.54 crore, and the toll has crossed 6.31 lakh, according to the Johns Hopkins University. More than 87.59 lakh people have recovered so far.