India’s coronavirus count crosses 9 lakh

India’s Covid-19 caseload zoomed past the 9 lakh mark, just three days after crossing 8 lakh, as the new week began with the addition of over 28,600 cases and 538 deaths in the country. The past week saw the biggest rise in new cases and deaths with over 1.83 lakh cases and 3,466 deaths recorded between July 6-12, at a daily average of over 26,100 cases and 495 deaths.