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India is the world's second-worst affected country.PHOTO: AFP

India’s coronavirus cases jump by daily record of 97,894

Bengaluru, September 17 (Reuters) - India reported another record jump in daily coronavirus infections with 97,894 cases in the last 24 hours, data from the health ministry showed on Thursday (Sept 17). With 5.12 million cases in all, India is the world's second-worst affected country and trails only the United States, which has a caseload of around 6.6 million. Deaths, which ...

People wait in a queue to register their names to have their nasal swab samples taken to test for COVID-19 at a government hospital in Jammu, India, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. India confirmed more than 83,000 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, bringing its total caseload to nearly 5 million. (AP Photo/Channi Anand) THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Coronavirus cases in India surpass 5 million

New Delhi, September 16 (newsin.asia) - India surpassed the 5 million mark in coronavirus cases Wednesday as the country continues to battle the spread of the disease. India is only the second country in the world to cross the grim milestone of 5 million cumulative cases, after the United States. The Health Ministry reported 90,123 new cases in the past ...

Indian lawmakers returned to the nation's Parliament for the first time since the start of the pandemic.PHOTO: REUTERS

India Parliament resumes with Modi bracing for debate over coronavirus, border stand-off with China

New Delhi, September 14 (Bloomberg) - Indian lawmakers returned to the nation's Parliament for the first time since the start of the pandemic with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government bracing for a tumultuous session as the country sets new global records in coronavirus infections, and with a tense border standoff with China dominating the headlines. The worst economic slowdown amid major economies is ...

Technicians collect blood samples during a serological survey to ascertain the spread of the coronavirus among the population, at vllage Chooara, on September 4, 2020 in Lucknow, India. (Photo by Dheeraj Dhawan/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

India becomes third country to cross four million coronavirus cases with a record surge

Mumbai (newsin.asia) – India registered a record 86,432 coronavirus cases yesterday (6) taking its tally past 4 million, just 9,000+ behind Brazil, the world’s second most affected nation, according to the health ministry data. Previously India reported 83,883 cases which was the world’s highest single-day increase in coronavirus cases. The jump to more than 4 million cases comes only 13 ...

A healthcare worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) takes a swab from a woman for a rapid antigen test inside an office, amidst the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Ahmedabad, India, September 2, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave

India reports record daily jump of 83,883 coronavirus infections

Mumbai (newsin.asia) - India registered a record number of 83,883 coronavirus infections yesterday (2) taking its tally to 3.85 million, just 100,000 behind Brazil, the world’s second most affected nation, according to the health ministry data. Previously India reported 78,761 cases which was the world's highest single-day increase in coronavirus cases. The worst-hit country in Asia has been posting the ...

FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective face mask disinfects seats of an air-conditioned passenger bus after Gujarat state authorities resumed the bus services after easing lockdown restrictions that were imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ahmedabad, India, August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave

India sets global record with single-day rise in coronavirus cases

New Delhi, August 31 (Reuters) - India on Sunday reported the biggest single-day jump in coronavirus infections of any nation in the COVID-19 pandemic, as the epicentre shifts to the south Asian giant. India’s 78,761 cases exceeded the 77,299 recorded in the United States on July 16, a Reuters tally of official data showed. The world’s second-most populous nation is, ...

(Pictured) Officials inspect the wreckage on Aug. 8, a day after the crash. © Arunchandra Bose/AFP via Getty Images

India begins examination of plane’s black box after deadly crash

New Delhi, August 10 (Reuters) - Indian investigators on Sunday began examining the black box of a Boeing-737 that overshot a runway on its second attempt, killing 18 people in the country's worst aviation accident in a decade. The Air India Express plane, which was repatriating Indians stranded in Dubai due to the coronavirus pandemic, overshot the runway of the ...

FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker wearing protective gear squeezes the sweat out of his face masks as he takes a break from taking swab from the residents for rapid antigen test, amidst the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at a residential area in Ahmedabad, India, July 24, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave

India’s coronavirus cases rise by a daily record of 55,078

Bengaluru, July 31 (Reuters) - India reported another record surge in daily COVID-19 cases on Friday, taking the total to 1.64 million, as the government further eases virus curbs in a bid to resuscitate the economy, while also trying to increase testing. Infections jumped by 55,078 in the past 24 hours, while the death toll rose by 779 to 35,747, ...

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