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India records world's highest daily Covid-19 deaths


India records world's highest daily Covid-19 deaths

India on Thursday (Jun 10) reported the highest single-day death toll from Covid-19 in the world, at 6,148, after a big eastern state revised its figures to account for people who succumbed to the disease at home or in private hospitals.

The health department of Bihar revised its total Covid-19 related death toll on Wednesday to more than 9,400 from about 5,400.

The United States had recorded 5,444 Covid-19 deaths on Feb 12.

India's total Covid-19 case load now stands at 29.2 million after rising by 94,052 in the past 24 hours, while total fatalities are at 359,676, according to data from the health ministry.

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