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India records highest global single day COVID infections

Clip: 04/22/2021 | 7m 19s | Video has closed captioning.

This week, India set grim and global new high records Thursday with 315,000 cases in just 24 hours and another 2,100 deaths — the highest one day number of new COVID-19 infections of any nation since the pandemic began. The country's already stressed health care system is overwhelmed. Amna Nawaz speaks to epidemiologist Ramanan Laxminarayan about the situation and the Indian government's response.

Aired: 04/22/21

Rating: NR

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