In India, the health ministry recorded 368,147 new Corona infections within 24 hours Monday morning. The number of deaths linked to the virus rises by 3417 to 218,959. On Saturday, the country had recorded more than 400,000 cases for the first time, a global high.
That is fewer than the previous day, when the country had registered more than 400,000 cases for the first time, a global record. However, it is considered certain that there are high levels of unreported infections in India. In total, more than 19.56 million people have been confirmed to have contracted the coronavirus. This is the second highest figure after the USA.
India, home to more than 1.3 billion people, has been hit by a second corona wave with several virus variants since late February.
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