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India reports 10,584 new COVID-19 cases, 78 deaths in last 24 hours

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New Delhi, Feb 23, 2021:     With 10,584 fresh cases, India’s COVID-19 tally has climbed to 1,10,16,434, while the number of recoveries has surged to 1,07,12,665, the Union health ministry said on Tuesday.

India Covid cases

The death count due to the viral disease has gone up to 1,56,463 in the country with 78 more fatalities reported in a 24-hour period, the ministry’s data updated at 8 am showed.

Meanwhile, more than 500,000 people have died from Covid-19 in the United States since the pandemic began, according to Johns Hopkins University on Monday, by far the highest reported figures of any country.

The catastrophic US figure comes as some signs of hope are emerging in the world’s hardest-hit country, with millions of people now vaccinated and winter’s massive spike in infections dropping.