India reports daily rise in COVID-19 cases of 240,842

A patient awaits a bed outside a hospital in New Delhi on April 30, 2021. More than 1,000 doctors, and an untold number of medical personnel, have died after coronavirus infections, and many suffer an emotional toll as they make tough decisions about who gets treated. (Photo: NYTimes)
 India on Sunday reported 240,842 new coronavirus infections over the last 24 hours and deaths rose by 3,741.

Total infections in the country stood at 26.5 million while the country's total death toll was at 299,266, according to data from the health ministry.اضافة اعلان

India leads the world in the daily average number of new deaths reported, accounting for one in every three deaths reported worldwide each day, according to a Reuters tally.

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