India records 50,040 new Covid-19 cases, 1,258 deaths in last 24 hours
Sunday, 27 June 2021 India on Sunday reported 50,040 new Covid-19 infections over the last 24 hours, data from the health ministry showed. The death toll climbed to 3,95,751 with 1,258 more people succumbing to the viral disease in a day.
For weeks now, health officials have been concerned about the spread of the Delta coronavirus variant, which originated in India. Now comes word of yet another new COVID-19 strain that has mutated from the Delta variant.
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