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Medical Supplies Arrive In India As Coronavirus Cases Hit New Records
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Medical Supplies Arrive In India As Coronavirus Cases Hit New Records

India hit record numbers of Covid-19 infections worldwide for the sixth day running on Tuesday as the country and its overstretched health systems started receiving vital medical supplies to deal with the pandemic. A total of 323,144 new cases and 2,771 deaths were registered, Health Ministry data showed, taking the national caseload to 17.6 million cases and the death tally to 197,894. India has been logging over 300,000 cases since Thursday, when it surpassed the previous highest one-day spike of around 300,300 cases in the United States in January. The country has also been seeing its highest daily number of deaths over the past week. Doctors in the capital New Delhi, the epicentre of the latest wave of infections, have described how critical patients were dying on the stre...
COVID-19: India’s Richest People Are Fleeing On Private Jets
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COVID-19: India’s Richest People Are Fleeing On Private Jets

India's richest people are fleeing on private jets as the country hits almost 350,000 COVID-19 infections in another daily global record. India's uber-rich are fleeing the country on private jets as new travel bans come into place. The country is currently battling a catastrophic second coronavirus wave. Local media reports say many people chose to fly to Dubai, which is close by. India's ultra-rich are paying tens and thousands of dollars to escape the country as it set a new global record for daily coronavirus infections — for the fourth day in a row. In the last week, India has become the new epicenter of the virus, which has completely overwhelmed the country's healthcare system and crematoriums and has led to a dire shortage of oxygen. On Sunday, public health offici...
With 58 New COVID-19 Infections, Nigeria Records Lowest Cases in Seven Months
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With 58 New COVID-19 Infections, Nigeria Records Lowest Cases in Seven Months

Nigeria has recorded 58 new cases of COVID-19, making it the lowest single day infection since March. This brings to 59,345 the number of confirmed cases in Nigeria. Announcing this yesterday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Plateau recorded 18 new cases; Lagos, 15; Katsina, 10; Ogun, five; Kaduna, four; Edo, three; Ekiti, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Ondo recorded one each. It said: “Nigeria has so far recorded 59,345 confirmed cases of COVID-19. 50,768 patients have been discharged, while 1,113 persons have died.”

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