India reports record 126,789 new COVID-19 cases

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India reports record 126,789 new COVID-19 cases

India reported a record-high 126,789 new COVID-19 cases, health ministry data showed on Thursday, with much of the country struggling to contain a second surge in coronavirus infections.

Deaths rose by 685, taking the tally to 166,862, the data showed.

India’s overall caseload reached 12.9 million, the third-most affected globally, behind the United States and Brazil.

 

 

Reporting by Neha Arora and Nallur Sethuraman; Editing by Shri Navaratnam / REUTERS

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