India reports lowest daily COVID cases in three months

Tuesday, 27 October 2020 - 11:49

In the last 24 hours ending this morning (27), 36,370 new coronavirus cases have been reported in India, bringing the total number of infected people in the country to 7,946,429. 
Another 488 deaths due to coronavirus were reported in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths in India to 119,535.

The number of daily COVID infections in India last marked less than 36,000 on 18 July.

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