India’s Covid count rises by 5,800, toll by 148

The Covid-19 pandemic continued to surge in India, with the number of fresh cases rising to another high of 5,864 on Thursday, the fifth peak recorded in daily cases in the past six days. As many as 148 deaths were reported by state governments during the day, the third highest so far. With this, the total number of Covid cases recorded in the country rose to 1,16,744. The total death toll stood at 3,583.

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