India reports 264,202 new coronavirus infections in past 24 hours

Reuters

Posted at Jan 14 2022 01:48 PM

People shop in a crowded market amidst the spread of COVID-19 in Kolkata, India, Jan. 6, 2022. Rupak De Chowdhuri, Reuters
People shop in a crowded market amidst the spread of COVID-19 in Kolkata, India, Jan. 6, 2022. Rupak De Chowdhuri, Reuters

MUMBAI - India reported 264,202 new cases of the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking its total tally to 36.58 million, the federal health ministry said on Friday.


Deaths from COVID-19 rose by 315, with total mortalities now at 485,350, the ministry said. (Reporting by Shilpa Jamkhandikar in Mumbai; Editing by Christian Schmollinger)

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