Kathmandu : In India, 7,466 people were infected with coronavirus on Wednesday. According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the number of Covid-19 infected people has reached 165,799 as of Friday morning.
According to Worldometer, India has now overtaken Turkey as the ninth worst-hit country in terms of total number of cases.
As per the data released on Friday morning, the number of deaths due to Covid-19 in India has reached 4,706. The ministry has also informed that the number of patients who have recovered from this infection is 71,105. At present, 89,987 people are being treated for corona infection in India.
Coronavirus infections have been rampant in India for more than two months. The Indian government has announced that the nationwide lockdown will continue till May 31 as the transmission of the coronavirus has not stopped.
The fourth phase of the lockdown for coronavirus control and prevention will continue till May 31, the Indian government said.