NFTV:National Desk: Today India surpassed Russian Federation and rises to 3rd spot globally in the list of nations worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a website named worldmeters.info tracks the number of COVID cases across the world. According to the website on the 5th of July 13,856 new cases and 289 new deaths in India till now. With these new cases, the number of COVID-19 positive cases reached 687,760, and 19,568 deaths, 423,001 recovered from the deadly virus. Meanwhile, Russia stands at 681,251 positive cases with 10,161 deaths and 450,750 recovered from the deadly virus.