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India surpasses 5 million coronavirus cases, closing in on U.S. record total – National

India surpasses 5 million coronavirus cases, closing in on U.S. record total - National

India’s coronavirus confirmed cases crossed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the country’s feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages. The Health Ministry reported 90,123 new cases in the past 24 hours, raising the nation’s confirmed total to 5,020,359, about 0.35% …

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India nears 100,000 new coronavirus cases daily, setting new global record – National

India nears 100,000 new coronavirus cases daily, setting new global record - National

India reported a record daily jump in coronavirus cases for a second consecutive day, logging 97,570 new infections on Saturday, data from the federal health ministry showed. With total cases of more than 4.65 million, India is the world’s second worst affected country, trailing only the United States, which …

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India sets new record for coronavirus deaths with over 1,100 in single day – National

India sets new record for coronavirus deaths with over 1,100 in single day - National

India on Tuesday reported 1,133 deaths from the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, its highest single-day total. The Health Ministry also reported 75,809 new cases, raising India’s tally to nearly 4.3 million — second only to the United States and maintaining an upward surge amid an ease in …

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India coronavirus cases surpass half a million, with no end in sight – National

India coronavirus cases surpass half a million, with no end in sight - National

India reported over 17,000 new coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours, pushing the country’s total above 500,000, federal health ministry data showed on Saturday, with infections surging in major cities including the capital New Delhi. India has the world’s fourth-biggest outbreak of the virus that causes COVID-19, below only …

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India’s Narendra Modi apologizes to citizens amid 3-week coronavirus lockdown – National

India’s Narendra Modi apologizes to citizens amid 3-week coronavirus lockdown - National

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi apologized to the public on Sunday for imposing a three-week national lockdown, calling it harsh but “needed to win” the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. “I apologize for taking these harsh steps that have caused difficulties in your lives, especially the poor people,” Modi said …

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