Coronavirus: more medical aid arrives in India as deaths skyrocket

Published May 02 2021 at 10:19 AM GMT
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  • More emergency medical aid from foreign donors to alleviate a dire oxygen shortage arrived in India on Sunday, as Covid-19 deaths in the South Asian nation rose to a new record.
  • India is setting almost-daily records for new infections and deaths as the virus crisis engulfs overstretched hospitals in cities and spreads into rural regions.
  • The country of 13 billion reported 3,689 deaths on Sunday – the highest single-day rise yet in the pandemic, to take the overall toll to more than 215,000.




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  • Published May 2, 2021 10:19 AM GMT