Twenty-five “sickest” patients have died in the last 24 hours at Delhi’s Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. The director of the hospital said they have oxygen left for only two more hours.
India on Friday registered a record 3,32,730 coronavirus cases, pushing the infection tally in the country to 1,62,63,695 since the pandemic broke out in January 2020. The country also registered its highest toll at 2,263. With this, the total number of fatalities climbed to 1,86,920. The second wave of the pandemic is rapidly worsening with the country reporting over 2 lakh cases everyday since April 15.
Canada banned flights from India and Pakistan for 30 days as coronavirus cases rise in the region. The move will go into effect from 9 am Friday.
Globally, the coronavirus has infected more than 14.43 crore people and killed over 30.68 lakh since the pandemic broke out in December 2019, according to Johns Hopkins University. More than 8.28 crore people have recovered from the infection.