India passes eight million coronavirus cases

NEW DELHI (AFP) – India yesterday passed eight million coronavirus cases, with the world’s second-worst-hit country bracing for a possible second wave ahead of winter and a series of religious festivals.

There have now been 8,040,203 cases and 120,527 deaths across the country of 1.3 billion people, according to the latest government figures. The United States (US) has seen 9.1 million cases and more than 230,000 deaths.

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin