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World Coronavirus in India: record of 200,000 new daily cases in 24 hours

12:25  15 april  2021
12:25  15 april  2021 Source:   20minutes.fr

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The number of daily contaminations has more than doubled since early April in the country

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while a second wave of contamination is growing in this country of 1.3 billion, India recorded a record of 200,000 new cases of Coronavirus in the last 24 hours, according to official data published on Thursday.

The number of daily contaminations has more than doubled since early April. India, which recorded in total more than 14.1 million cases , also deplored 1.038 deaths in 24 hours, or nearly 175,000 deaths in total, depending on the data from the Ministry of Health.

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Religious holidays, meetings and public places pointing to the vast country of Asia has become Monday

the second most affected country by COVID-19 in terms of new contamination a day, exceeding Brazil. Experts incriminate religious holidays, political meetings and all crowded public places. Wednesday, the government adjourned the school reviews planned in May-June for 15-18 years. This new outbreak, with two million new contaminations this month, has led many seriously affected states and territories to impose restrictions or even partial confines.

The richest state of the country,

Maharashtra, main focus of contamination, imposed last week a containment on weekends and a night curfew. But this state, which houses the Economic Capital Bombay, warned that a total confinement - drastic measure that the authorities seek at all costs to avoid to protect the already devastated economy - could be established in the coming days if the contaminations continue to 'increase.

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The U.S. will “rapidly deploy additional support” to India in its battle with the Covid-19 outbreak, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Twitter, without providing details. India has added more than a million new cases in the past three days as a wave of infections appears to have hit its affluent urban population. Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged citizens to get vaccinated and not to believe rumors regarding dangerous side-effects from the jabs.In Japan, vaccinations for people under 65 may begin in July, Health Minister Norihisa Tamura said on Fuji TV.

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