The Republic of India has reported the highest number of deaths in a single day of any country in the whole world.
The number of deaths recorded is 6148 in the past 24 hours reported on June 10, 2021 by the Ministry of Health India.
The total number of death in India hits 359,676 which is third in the only world only to United States of America and Brazil.
Total number of cases in India currently stands at 29,273,338 only 5 Million short of world leaders USA who have 34,271,741. A total of 242,726,693 COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered in India so far.
The Spike in the number of cases and deaths in India is attributed to the breakout of Linage B.1.617 variant which was first detected in India which is said to be highly contegious with mortality rate high than that of the original SARS-CoV-2.
The increase in deaths is also due to overcrowding in Indian hospitals which has exhausted existing health facilities.
The world total stands at 175,556,663 with 159,405,250 having recorvered while 3,787,030 deaths have been recorded.