The New Paper

May 3, 2021

India reports over 400k new coronaviru cases

India reported over 400k new coronavirus cases for the first time on Friday. The world’s second-most populous country currently accounts for over one-third of global new cases, prompting concerns over ongoing hospital capacity issues and medical supply shortages.

Extra: Meanwhile, President Biden announced a temporary suspension on most travel from India to the US, citing the surge in new cases.
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