In India, more than 2,800 died from COVID-19 on Sunday. Hospitals are full and oxygen is running low as cases continue to rise.
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Nearly 350,000 new cases were confirmed Sunday, more than any country on any day since the pandemic began. India's health system is collapsing. There are pleas for oxygen, hospital beds and medicine.
India recorded the world’s highest daily tally of 314,835 COVID-19 infections on Thursday as a second wave of the pandemic raised new fears about the ability of crumbling health services to cope. Health officials across northern and western India, including the capital, New Delhi, said they were in crisis, with most hospitals full and running
Hospitals in Delhi and across the country are turning away desperate patients after running out of oxygen and beds and the US has offered to step in and help the crisis.
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The global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness rose above 156 million on Friday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, while the death toll rose above 3.25 million. The U.S. continues to lead the world in cases and deaths by wide margins, with 32.6 million cases and 580,063 deaths, or about a fifth of the worldwide tallies.
The global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness rose above 143 million on Wednesday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, as the death toll climbed above 3.04 million, after breaching the 3 million mark on Saturday. The U.S. leads the world in cases and deaths by wide margins, with 31.8 million cases, or more than 20% of the global total, while the 568,475 death toll makes up about 20% of the global toll. The U.S. added at least 64,530 new cases and 729 new deaths on...
The global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness rose above 144.8 million on Friday, as the death toll increased to 3.07 million, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. continues to lead the world in cases and deaths by wide margins, with 31.9 million cases, or 22.1% of the global total, and 570,346 deaths, or 18.6% of the worldwide total. The U.S. added at least 61,901 cases on Thursday, while new deaths rose to at least 719, according to a New York Times Tracker....
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