In India, 39 thousand new cases of COVID-19 were detected in 24 hours

In India for 24 hours revealed 39 thousand cases of coronavirus infection. The total number of patients with COVID-19 in the country exceeded 31 million.

This is reported by the Ministry of Health of India.

In 24 hours, 542 people died of coronavirus in the country, a total of 412,531 patients with confirmed COVID-19 died in India.

In recent weeks, authorities reportedly held a series of mass rallies ahead of local elections and also allowed the Kumbha Mela festival to take place in the holy city of Hardwar on the banks of the Ganges. The festival involves pilgrims going for a mass ablution in the river, symbolizing the purification of body and soul.