• The Latest: Czech Republic sees record 2,100 new virus cases

    12 days ago - By Stl Today

    PRAGUE - The number of new confirmed coronavirus infections have hit a record in the Czech Republic, surpassing 2,000 cases in one day for the first time.
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  • Asia Today: India's gov't criticized for handling of virus

    Asia Today: India's gov't criticized for handling of virus

    12 days ago - By Chron

    NEW DELHI - India counted another record daily increase of coronavirus infections Thursday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government faced scathing opposition criticism in Parliament for its handling of the pandemic and a contracting economy that has left millions jobless.
    Confirmed cases jumped by 97,894 in the past 24 hours, raising India's total past 5.1 million, 0.36% of its nearly 1.4 billion people, the Health Ministry reported.
    It also said 1,132 more people died in the past 24 hours, for a total of 83,198. India's fatalities are third-most in the world, but experts say India...
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  • The Latest: India's daily virus increase surges to record

    12 days ago - By Chron

    NEW DELHI - India has confirmed another record jump in coronavirus cases, logging 97,894 cases in the past 24 hours.
    The Health Ministry said Thursday that the new cases raised the nation's confirmed total to more than 5.1 million since the pandemic began. It said 1,132 more people died in the past 24 hours, for a total of 83,198.
    At the current rate of infection, India is expected within weeks to surpass the 6.6 million reported cases in the United States, currently the country with the most reported infections.
    Nationwide, India is testing more than 1 million samples per day.
    HERE'S WHAT...
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