India records most deaths from Covid-19 since beginning of pandemic

Source : 112 Ukraine

4,529 people died during the day
20:19, 19 May 2021

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More than 267,000 cases of coronavirus infection have been reported in India in the last 24 hours, according to the website of the Indian Ministry of Health.

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During the day, 4,529 patients died of coronavirus, which was a new record. The previous maximum was set the day before, on May 18 (4,329 deaths).

The number of coronavirus infections in India since the beginning of the pandemic exceeds 25,2 million people – 283,000 deaths.

1,3 million people have been vaccinated against coronavirus in the last 24 hours, and the total number of vaccinated is 185,8 million.

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According to worldometers, India ranks second in the world in the number of people infected with the virus. The first is the United States (over 32,9 million people), the third is Brazil (over 15,7 million people).

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As it was reported earlier, the Indian strain of Covid-19 has been added to the list of "dangerous variations". The new kind that originated from India is known for its extreme rate of spread; it became a global threat to human lives.

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