4/18, 6:59 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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India adds record 261,500 new COVID cases

India's Health and Family Welfare Ministry said on Sunday the number of coronavirus infections registered in the country over the past 24 hours stood at 261,500.

The figure puts India's total number of COVID-19 infections at 14,788,109. The death toll from the disease in India rose by 1,501 to 177,150, while the number of patients who recovered was up by 138,423 to 12,809,643.

India's capital of New Delhi has imposed a weekend curfew in an effort to curb the spread of the disease amid a recent surge in cases.

Breaking the News / NP