India sees record daily rises in COVID-19 infections, deaths

South Asian nation's tally has surged past 21 million

  
A man tries to lift a woman that fainted after seeing the body of a relative who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, April 30, 2021. Image used for illustrative purpose

A man tries to lift a woman that fainted after seeing the body of a relative who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, April 30, 2021. Image used for illustrative purpose

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BENGALURU: India reported on Thursday more than 400,000 coronavirus infections over the last 24 hours, while deaths rose by a record 3,980.

The South Asian nation's tally has surged past 21 million, boosted by the record 412,262 new cases. Its death toll now stands at 230,168, health ministry data show.

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

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