54,366 new coronavirus cases in 24 hrs, India's tally hits 7.76 million

54,366 new coronavirus cases in 24 hrs, India's tally hits 7.76 million

India's coronavirus infections reached over 7.76 million, with 54,366 new cases being reported in the past 24 hours, data from the health ministry showed on Friday.

With the fresh number of cases, India's coronavirus caseload has climbed to 77,61,312. According to the health ministry, 690 coronavirus patients have succumbed to the virus in the past 24 hours.

Deaths in India have been relatively low, with 117,306 mortalities so far from the coronavirus.

The world's second-most populous country also has the world's second-highest caseload, behind the United States, which has 8.3 million infections so far.