India reports over 400,000 coronavirus infections in a single day

Published May 01 2021 at 5:15 AM GMT
  • India on Saturday recorded over 400,000 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, the first country to do so in the pandemic, as it opened its faltering vaccination drive to all adults and a hospital fire killed 18 people.
  • According to the health ministry, 401,993 new infections were registered, taking the total caseload to 19.1 million.
  • There were 3,523 deaths, bringing the toll to 211,853.
  • Many experts suspect that because of insufficient testing and inaccurate recording of cause of death, the real….



  • Published May 1, 2021 5:15 AM GMT