India's COVID-19 death toll rises to 17,400 as total cases reach 585,493
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
NEW DELHI, July 1 (Xinhua) -- India's health ministry Wednesday said 507 new deaths due to COVID-19, besides fresh 18,653 positive cases, were reported during the past 24 hours across the country, taking the number of deaths to 17,400 and total cases to 585,493.
"As on 8:00 a.m. (local time) Wednesday, 17,400 deaths related to novel coronavirus have been recorded in the country," reads information released by the ministry.
According to ministry officials, so far 347,979 people have been discharg ...