India Sets New COVID World Record for 5th

India Sets New COVID World Record for 5th

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India’s total caseload crosses 17 million, while deaths rise by record 2,812 to reach a total of 195,123. With a whopping single-day rise of 3,49,691 new coronavirus infections, India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases climbed to 1,69,60,172, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday. The active cases crossed the 26-lakh mark.

Registering a steady increase, the active cases have increased to 26,82,751 comprising 15.82 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has further dropped to 83.05 per cent. – According to the ICMR, 27,79,18,810 samples have been tested up to April 25 with 17,19,588 samples being tested on Saturday.

Several nations, including the United States, the United Kingdom and Germany, have offered support as India’s under-funded healthcare system struggles to cope with the increasing demand for medical oxygen and hospital beds.

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