India posts 366,161 new coronavirus cases over last 24 hours

The health ministry reported 366,161 new COVID-19 infections

  
A patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) receives treatment inside the emergency ward at Holy Family hospital in New Delhi, India, April 29, 2021. Image used for illustrative purpose

A patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) receives treatment inside the emergency ward at Holy Family hospital in New Delhi, India, April 29, 2021. Image used for illustrative purpose

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BENGALURU: India's daily rise in coronavirus cases retreated from the 400,000 mark on Monday, while its daily rise in deaths also fell after two straight days of more than 4,000 fatalities.

The health ministry reported 366,161 new COVID-19 infections and 3,754 more deaths. India's total caseload now stands at 22.66 million, with 246,116 deaths.

(Reporting by Anuron Kumar Mitra in Bengaluru; Editing by Kim Coghill) ((AnuronKumar.Mitra@thomsonreuters.com; +91 99863 58469;))

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