Coronavirus in India now over 8 million cases.
The financial capital of Mumbai, which is India’s worst-hit city with more than 250,000 cases and over 10,000 deaths, is currently adding about 2,000 cases a day.
India, the world’s second-most populous nation with over 1.3 billion people, also has the second-highest of infections of the coronavirus after the United States.
As of today the Coronavirus cases in India have crossed eight million, making it the second-worst hit country after the United States which gas about 8.9 million cases.
Thursday saw a report of 49,881 new infections, bringing the total to 8,040,203 COVID-19 cases and 120,527 deaths, according to the latest government figures.
According to Aljazeera, Cases in India have dipped sharply from September’s peak, but experts warn the onset of winter and the current festival season could bring another spike.
Authorities are also preparing for a new surge after Indians celebrate Diwali, the most important Hindu festival, on November 14.