India reports a record 131,968 new COVID-19 infections

Reuters | New Delhi | Updated: 09-04-2021 10:14 IST | Created: 09-04-2021 10:00 IST
India reports a record 131,968 new COVID-19 infections
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India reported 131,968 new COVID-19 infections on Friday, a record increase for a third straight day, data from the health ministry showed.

Deaths rose by 780 to a total of 167,642.

With an overall tally at 13.06 million, India's overall caseload was the third-highest globally, behind the United States and Brazil.

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