India smashes global daily coronavirus case record with 300,000+ new infections as total nears 16 million

India has topped

India has topped the world’s record for daily coronavirus case tallies, recording more than 300,000 infections over the last 24 hours as the country sees a major spike in its outbreak.

Indian health officials reported 314,835 new cases on Thursday, bringing its total infection count over 15.9 million. Another 2,104 deaths were announced in the same period, with fatalities reaching a cumulative 184,657 since the beginning of India’s epidemic.

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