The Evening Standard

Coronavirus: India reports daily record of nearly 20,000 new cases of Covid-19

June 29, 2020

India has reported a daily record of nearly 20,000 new cases of coronavirus, as several states re-impose partial or full lockdowns to stem the spread of Covid-19.

The country’s health ministry recorded almost 550,000 cases as of Monday – an increase of nearly 100,000 in a week.

It’s the world’s fourth-worst affected country after the United States, Brazil and Russia. Almost 16,500 people have died with the virus in India. In the US, almost 126,000 people have lost their lives.