In India, over the past day, a record number of cases were detected - more than 97.8 thousand, which turned out to be the highest figure since the beginning of the spread of coronavirus infection, the Ministry of Health and Welfare of the country reports.
India currently has the second largest number of cases in the world, with a total of 5.11 million.
The Ministry of Health notes that about 1.13 million tests were done per day, the total number of people who recovered from the coronavirus, according to the latest data, exceeded 4 million people.
More than 1 million people are in hospital, the death toll has exceeded 83 thousand.
Earlier it was reported that clinical trials of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine would take place in India.