India has now taken the third spot in the list of nations worst hit by coronavirus. The country logged more than 6.9 lakh cases on Sunday evening, according to data from state governments, overtaking Russia, which had 6.8 lakh as per America’s Johns Hopkins University (JHU). India is now preceded only by Brazil and the US. Brazil has over 15 lakh cases and the US has more than 28 lakh.
Meanwhile, Delhi recorded 2,505 fresh coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking the tally close to the one lakh mark, while the death toll from the disease mounted to 3,067, authorities said. The national capital recorded 63 new fatalities on Sunday, a Delhi health department bulletin said. The bulletin said the death toll from coronavirus infection has risen to 3,067, and the total number of cases mounted to 99,444.