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India’s coronavirus cases are surging, but holidays expected to make it worse – National

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Already on track to overtake the United States with the world’s most novel coronavirus infections, India is bracing for a surge of cases in coming weeks as it heads into its main holiday season with an economy freed of virus restrictions. The recent experience of the southern state of …

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India’s coronavirus death toll surpasses 100,000 with no signs of slowing – National

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India’s death toll from the novel coronavirus rose past 100,000 on Saturday, only the third country in the world to reach that bleak milestone, after the United States and Brazil, and its epidemic shows no sign of abating. Total deaths rose to 100,842, the health ministry said, while the …

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India’s coronavirus cases spike again, bringing total closer to 1 million – National

India’s coronavirus cases spike again, bringing total closer to 1 million - National

India’s number of coronavirus cases jumped by another 28,000 on Tuesday and are fast approaching 1 million. The 28,498 cases reported in the past 24 hours took the national total to 906,752. Cases have jumped by 100,000 in four days. The Health Ministry also reported another 553 deaths in the …

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India’s new coronavirus contact tracing app will be mandatory for all workers – National

India’s new coronavirus contact tracing app will be mandatory for all workers - National

India has mandated that all public and private sector employees use a government-backed Bluetooth tracing app and maintain social distancing in offices as New Delhi begins easing some of its lockdown measures in lower-risk areas. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government on Friday said India — the country with the largest …

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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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