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Indian COVID-19 deaths surpass a quarter million as scientists race to trace variant

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

India said on Wednesday a record number of people were killed by the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, pushing its overall death toll over a quarter million, while a leading virologist said it was too early to say if infections had reached a peak. Deaths from COVID-19 swelled …

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Rare but deadly ‘black fungus’ adds to India’s COVID-19 struggle

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Doctors in India are being told to watch out for an extremely rare but often deadly “black fungus” that can afflict people with severe cases of COVID-19, as the country’s healthcare system continues to buckle under the stress of the pandemic. The disease, also known as mucormycosis, infects the …

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India COVID-19 cases continue to surge as calls for national lockdown grow

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Indian coronavirus infections and deaths held close to record daily highs on Monday, increasing calls for the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lock down the world’s second-most populous country. The 366,161 new infections and 3,754 deaths reported by the health ministry were off a little from recent …

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Modi faces growing pressure to lock down India as COVID-19 crisis devastates country

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

With coronavirus cases still surging to record levels, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing growing pressure to impose a harsh nationwide lockdown amid a debate whether restrictions imposed by individual states are enough. Many medical experts, opposition leaders and some of the Supreme Court judges have suggested the …

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India sets new record of 412K COVID-19 cases, nearly 4K deaths as infections spread

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

India reported a record 412,262 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday and a record 3,980 daily death toll, as a second wave of infections swamps the health system and spreads from cities into the vast countryside. COVID-19 infections in the world’s second most populous nation have surged past 21 million, …

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India reports nearly 3,800 COVID-19 deaths in single day, a new record amid crisis

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

India’s coronavirus deaths rose by a record 3,780 during the last 24 hours, a day after it became the second country to cross the grim milestone of 20 million infections after the United states. Daily infections rose by 382,315 on Wednesday, health ministry data showed. Government modelling had pointed …

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India braces for ‘horrible’ weeks ahead as COVID-19 cases soar past 20 million

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

COVID-19 infections and deaths are mounting with alarming speed in India with no end in sight to the crisis and a top expert warning that the coming weeks in the country of nearly 1.4 billion people will be “horrible.” India’s official count of coronavirus cases surpassed 20 million Tuesday, …

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India surpasses 10 million coronavirus cases, but rate of infection slowing – National

India surpasses 10 million coronavirus cases, but rate of infection slowing - National

India exceeded 10 million infections of the new coronavirus on Saturday, much later than predicted only a month ago as the pace of infections slows, despite many in the country giving up on masks and social distancing. After hitting a peak of nearly 98,000 daily cases in mid-September, daily …

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India crosses 4 million coronavirus cases, closes in on Brazil as 2nd in world – National

India crosses 4 million coronavirus cases, closes in on Brazil as 2nd in world - National

India’s coronavirus cases crossed 4 million on Saturday, leading the world in new infections and closing in on Brazil’s total as the second-highest in the world. The 86,432 cases added in the past 24 hours pushed India’s total to 4,023,179. Brazil has confirmed 4,091,801 infections while the U.S. has …

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