India reports 8,171 new cases in 24 hours, taking the overall tally to 1,98,706. As many as 204 more deaths were also reported in this period, taking the overall toll to 5,598, according to the latest update by the health ministry.
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India is the 9th most-affected nation in terms of the total number of confirmed cases. Several big urban centres – Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Chennai and Pune – account for a major part of the total cases in the country.