India reports six-month high of COVID-19 daily infections amid new curbs

BENGALURU (Reuters) – India reported 81,466 new COVID-19 infections on Friday, the highest daily number in six months, as several states were hit by a second wave of the coronavirus. Health ministry data showed the total number of cases surged to 12.3 million, making India the third-most hit country from the virus after the United States and Brazil. The number of those dead rose by 469 to 163,396. Vaccination drives have been intensified amid the recent surge of cases, and many states are considering imposing fresh curbs on movement of people. Maharashtra, the western state that has been worst…

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