India reported 3998 deaths of the Coronavirus (known also as ( COVID-19) within the last 24 hours which is the highest within a month.
The Ministry of Health in India has revealed that 42 thousand people contracted the deadly virus over the last day, meanwhile the daily toll of death leaped to 3998 cases which is the highest one since June 12.
Data published by the Indian Ministry of Health revealed the total number of infections is estimated at 31.22 million confirmed cases and 418 thousand deaths.
On the other hand, a new study warned that the death toll of the COVID-19 may hit 4.9 million cases.
The authors of the study added that millions of Indians may die of the COVID-19 as they were out of the formal records in the country.
The study was prepared by experts of the Center of the International Development ( CID), based in Washington, the capital city of the United States of America (USA) in cooperation with Arvind Subramanian, former chief economic adviser to India.
It included counting of deaths since the outbreak of the disease until last June.
The official figures published by the Indian government affirmed that deaths of the Coronavirus were estimated at 414 thousand cases so India comes third after the USA and Brazil among the worst countries by the pandemic.
The study supports calls for revising the number of deaths across India.
Another study that included 29 thousand people live in all parts of the country and conducted throughout June and July, has revealed that two-thirds of the Indian population have antibodies against the disease.
But the daily infections with the Coronavirus in India reduced to the lowest rate within four months after the second wave that paralyzed the medical sector in the country.
However, the experts warn the government of reopening cities and expressed their worries about crowds in the tourist destinations.