India's overall tally reached 13.53 million, surpassing Brazil's 13.45 million cases, according to data compiled by Reuters. The United States led the global tally with 31.2 million cases.
Jose Becker, 57, had been swimming at a dam on his property when the accident happened on Wednesday afternoon.
Almost 1.3% of the world's population has now been infected with COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, and more than 2.1 million people have died.
Brazil, which has world's second-highest COVID-19 death toll after the United States, has been urging India to send the AstraZeneca vaccine.
'The synchronisation of birth allows the Giant South American River turtle hatchlings to travel together to the river to start a new journey.'
Brazil beat Uruguay 2-0 to maintain their perfect record, while Argentina returned to winning way with 2-0 result over hosts Peru.
He will almost certainly also miss his club's La Liga match against his former club Barcelona on November 21.
Uruguay's Edinson Cavani scored early and fellow striker Luis Suarez converted a second-half penalty, his fourth in three games for his country, as they beat Colombia 3-0.
A late goal from Joaquin Correa helped Argentina come from behind to beat Bolivia 2-1 and maintain their 100 per cent record in the South American World Cup qualifiers.
Roberto Firmino scored twice and Marquinhos and Philippe Coutinho also got goals as Brazil routed Bolivia 5-0 in their opening World Cup qualifier.