India posts lowest daily rise in COVID-19 cases in 45-days


FILE PHOTO: A patient suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rests inside a classroom turned COVID-19 care facility on the outskirts of Mumbai, India, May 24, 2021. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India reported on Saturday 173,790 new coronavirus infections during the previous 24 hours, its lowest daily rise in 45 days, while deaths rose by 3,617.

The South Asian nation's tally of infections now stands at 27.7 million, with the death toll at 322,512, health ministry data showed.

(Reporting by Rajendra Jadhav; editing by Richard Pullin)

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