Coronavirus crisis: India records highest daily COVID deaths

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India has reported the highest single-day death toll from COVID-19 in the world, at 6148, after a big eastern state revised its figures to account for people who succumbed to the disease at home or in private hospitals.

The health department of Bihar, one of India’s poorest states, revised its total COVID-19 related death toll on Wednesday to more than 9400 from about 5400.

The United States had recorded 5444 COVID-19 deaths on February 12.

India’s total COVID-19 caseload now stands at 29.2 million after rising by 94,052 in the past 24 hours, while total fatalities are at 359,676, according to data from the health ministry.

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