By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : July 05, 2020, 03:30
Duration : 02:52
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India's new cases of the coronavirus infection reached a record high on Sunday, with the Union Health Ministry saying 24,850 new cases were identified in the 24 hours since 8 am on Saturday. The total is now 6,73,165, making India the fourth worst-hit nation after the US, Brazil and Russia. India also witnessed 613 deaths during the last 24-hour period, taking the total number of death count to 19,268. This is the ninth consecutive day that India's coronavirus infections increased by more than 18,000. After eight policemen were gunned down in Kanpur by Vikas Dubey and his gang, the Uttar Pradesh police are investigating their local officers to find who leaked information to the criminals about the planned arrest. The Indian Army on Saturday said allegations that a medical ward had been set up to stage a photo op for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to a military hospital in Ladakh were 'malicious and unsubstantiated'. US President Donald Trump has said that America loves India as he thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for greeting him on the occasion of the 244th Independence Day of the United States. Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai, Thane and other parts of Konkan Maharashtra for the third consecutive day on Sunday and caused water-logging in some low-lying areas of the metropolis.