India Surpasses 50,000 Coronavirus Deaths

By VOA News |

India on Monday reported its coronavirus death toll has surpassed 50,000 after it confirmed more than 900 new dead in one day.

The country is fourth in the world in COVID-19 deaths, trailing only the United States, Brazil and Mexico.

New Zealand, a country that celebrated going more than 100 days without a known community transmission of the virus, has pushed back its election scheduled for next month as it deals with a new outbreak.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the national elections will now take place October 17, and that there will be no further delay.

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