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India reports 39,742 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours -govt

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People walk through a crowded market on a rainy day amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mumbai, India, July 14, 2021. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/File Photo

NEW DELHI, July 25 (Reuters) - India reported 39,742 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, a government statement said on Sunday.

The COVID-19 death toll rose by 535 deaths in the last 24 hours, with the total reaching 420,551, health ministry data showed.

Reporting by Nidhi Verma; Editing by Christian Schmollinger

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