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The Financial Express

India reports 352,991 daily Covid cases, a global record

| Updated: April 26, 2021 19:45:36


A man with a breathing problem receives oxygen support for free inside his car at a Gurudwara (Sikh temple), amidst the spread of coronavirus disease (Covid-19), in Ghaziabad, India on April 24, 2021 — Reuters photo A man with a breathing problem receives oxygen support for free inside his car at a Gurudwara (Sikh temple), amidst the spread of coronavirus disease (Covid-19), in Ghaziabad, India on April 24, 2021 — Reuters photo

India on Monday set a global record for a rise in daily coronavirus cases for a fifth straight day, while deaths from Covid-19 also jumped by an all-time high over the last 24 hours.

With 352,991 new cases, India's total caseload has crossed 17 million. Deaths rose by a record 2,812 to reach a total of 195,123, according to health ministry data.

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