Global report: India’s Covid-19 case total surpasses Italy’s
Indian health ministry reports 9,887 new cases; China confirms three new cases; Russia’s death toll continues to rise
India has overtaken Italy as the sixth worst-affected country, after another biggest single-day rise in confirmed Covid-19 infections.
India’s health ministry reported 9,887 new cases on Saturday, bringing the official total to 236,657. The country has fewer confirmed cases than only the US, Brazil, Russia, Britain and Spain.