India's daily virus cases breach 100,000; mutants, behaviour blamed

By Neha Arora and Rama Venkat NEW DELHI (Reuters) -India reported a record rise in COVID-19 infections on Monday, becoming the second country after the United States to post more than 100,000 new cases in a day, as politicians stage massive election rallies raising fears of further spreading the virus. Hospitals in the worst affected state, Maharashtra, are being overrun by patients. India’s richest state, home to its commercial capital Mumbai and numerous industries, reported a record 57,074 new cases overnight. The country’s daily infections have risen about 12 fold since hitting a multi-mon…

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