India reports 15,906 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours

The country reported 561 deaths overnight

  
A patient is wheeled inside a COVID-19 hospital for treatment, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ahmedabad, India, April 19, 2021.

A patient is wheeled inside a COVID-19 hospital for treatment, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ahmedabad, India, April 19, 2021.

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NEW DELHI: India reported 15,906 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, according to government data on Sunday.

The nationwide tally of infections has reached 34.17 million since the start of the pandemic, according to the health ministry.

The country reported 561 deaths overnight, taking the overall tally to 454,269 fatalities.

(Reporting by Mayank Bhardwaj; Editing by Kim Coghill) ((mayank.bhardwaj@thomsonreuters.com; +91-11-4954 8030; Twitter: @MayankBhardwaj9; Reuters Messaging: mayank.bhardwaj.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))


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