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India Posts Daily Rise of over 300,000 COVID-19 Cases, Record Death Toll

Saudi Press Agency

Thursday 1442/9/10 - 2021/04/22

Bengaluru, April 22, 2021, SPA -- India on Thursday reported more than 300,000 coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours, the highest daily global total, while COVID-19-related deaths also jumped by a record, according to Reuters.

India's daily jump in cases of 314,835 surpasses the previous highest one-day rise in the world of 297,430 cases posted by the United States in January.

India's total cases are now at 15.93 million, while deaths rose by 2,104 to reach a total of 184,657, according to health ministry data.

10:17 LOCAL TIME 07:17 GMT

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