NEW DELHI (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 08th October, 2021) India has confirmed 21,257 new cases of the coronavirus over the past 24 hours, with the total number of those infected having reached 33,915,569, the country's Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Friday.
The death toll from the disease has reached 450.127 people, with 271 new fatalities being recorded over the past day.
A day earlier, the country confirmed 22,431 new coronavirus cases, with 318 fatalities.
The World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11, 2020. To date, more than 236.74 million people have been infected with the coronavirus worldwide, with over 4.83 million fatalities, according to Johns Hopkins University.