India's posts world record daily COVID cases for second straight day

BENGALURU (Reuters) - India recorded the world's highest daily tally of coronavirus cases for a second day in a row on Friday, while daily deaths from COVID-19 also jumped by a record.

With 332,730 new cases, India's total caseload has now passed 16 million. Deaths rose by 2,263 to reach a total of 186,920, according to health ministry data.

(Reporting by Anuron Kumar Mitra in; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)

04/23/2021 4:13

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