India surges past 500,000 Covid-19 cases, with almost 15,700 fatalities on record

India now has more than

India now has more than half-a-million confirmed Covid-19 cases, as the viral outbreak ravages through the nation of 1.3 billion people. Large cities like Delhi are scrambling to deal with the numbers of patients.

The number of coronavirus infections in India has reached 509,306 after more than 18,500 new cases were added to the tally, government figures, released on Saturday, have shown. A total of 15,685 people have died from the disease there, including 385 in the 24 hours since the previous update.

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