India now has 15 million Covid-19 cases, and a new variant has been identified there

India now has 15 million Covid-19 cases, and a new variant has been identified there | @BISouthAfrica

2021-04-19 08:15:00 PM

India now has 15 million Covid-19 cases, and a new variant has been identified there | BISouthAfrica

As of Monday, India has recorded 15,061,805 coronavirus cases and more than 178,700 deaths, per Johns Hopkins University data.

on Monday.That means it has the world's second-highest number of cases and has second-highest death toll - behind only the US on both counts.Officials are investigating if the new variant found there spreads easier or makes vaccines less effective than other dominant forms of the virus. The country's vaccination rollout has also been relatively slow.

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The Indian capital of New Delhi will be put in a six-day lockdown from Monday night,saying that its healthcare system could break.UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson canceled his planned trip to India. Both countriesin a joint statement that the cancellation was due to"the current coronavirus situation."

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