Updates: India Only Behind US As Covid Cases Cross 2 Crore-Mark

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 India Only Behind US As Covid Cases Cross 2 Crore-Mark

India's death count stands at 2,22,408 (File)

New Delhi:

India's total Covid cases crossed the 2 crore-mark with over 3.57 lakh new infections on Tuesday. 3,449 people died of the infection in 24 hours, pushing the total fatalities to 2,22,408. The deadly second Covid wave has wrecked havoc on India's healthcare system.

The country's total caseload of over 2.02 crore Covid infections is the second highest tally globally behind that of United States and ahead of Brazil.

Here are the Live updates on coronavirus (COVID-19) cases:

May 05, 2021 06:01 (IST)

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The death of COVID-19 patients due to no supply of oxygen to hospitals is a "criminal act and not less than a genocide", the Allahabad High Court said on Tuesday amid reports of shortage of medical oxygen due to the rise in COVID-19 infections.

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