India breaks US record for biggest daily Covid-19 infections as global tally leaps 25 mn mark

India has reported 78,761

India has reported 78,761 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, marking the biggest-ever daily increase for a nation. The number of coronavirus infections in the world passed the 25 million mark on Sunday.

Before Sunday’s update, which pushed the total number of infections in India to more than 2.5 million, the US held the record with 77,638 daily infections reported on July 17. The surge in India comes shortly after the government eased lockdown restrictions, to alleviate pressure on the economy.

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