India surpasses China’s death toll, now ‘9th worst-hit Covid-19 country’ in the world

India now has the world’s ninth worst case count for Covid-19 (coronavirus disease) as the number of those infected in the country rose to 1,65,799 and its death toll crossed China’s official count, reported Hindustan Times.

According to the data from the Johns Hopkins University’s Covid-19 Resource Centre, 3,60,412 deaths have been reported across the globe so far with United States being worst hit with more than 1 lakh fatalities followed by the United Kingdom, Italy, France and Spain.

India surpassed China with as many as 4,706 deaths, compared to 4,638, the JHU data showed.

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