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India Posts World Record Coronavirus Case Count for Second Consecutive Day

HeadlineApr 23, 2021

India has reported the world’s highest-ever one-day tally of coronavirus infections for the second straight day, with nearly a third of a million new cases reported. COVID-19 deaths also jumped to a new record daily high for India, at nearly 2,300. Hospitals across India’s northern and western states are rapidly running out of beds and running low on oxygen. Mass cremation sites have been operating around the clock. Meanwhile, at least 13 COVID patients were killed early Friday after a fire broke out in the intensive care unit of a hospital near Mumbai. It was the second hospital disaster in India this week.

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