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India emerging as new COVID-19 hotspot with record jumps in new cases
May 29, 2020

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India is emerging as a new hotspot of coronavirus Pandemic with record jumps in new cases in recent days.

Figures from India's health ministry showed, coronavirus death toll soared to 4,706 with 175 new fatalities in 24 hours.

It is biggest daily jump of 7,466 new COVID-19 cases and the number of active cases in the country stood at 165,799, with western Maharashtra state accounting for 36 percent of cases and 42 percent of deaths.