India coronavirus cases third-highest globally: Live updates

India coronavirus cases third-highest globally: Live updates

• Officials in Texas are warning that hospitals in the United States state could soon be overwhelmed if coronavirus cases continue to surge. • The border between the Australian states of Victoria and New South Wales will be closed at midnight on Tuesday for the first time in a century. • More than 11.4 million people around the world have been diagnosed with the coronavirus and 533,781 have died, according to Johns Hopkins University. Nearly 6.2 million have recovered from the disease. Here are the latest updates: 04:50 GMT - India records 23,000 new cases; third worst-affected in world India reported more than 23,000 new cases of coronavirus on Monday, overtaking Russia to become the country with the third highest number of coronavirus cases in the world. India has confirmed a total of 697,413 cases, compared with Russia's 680,283. The caseload is about eight times that of China which has a similar sized population. Offiicals in the northern city of Agra say that because of the rise in cases, the Taj Mahal, which was scheduled to reopen on Monday, will remain closed. 04:00 GMT - Broadway star dies of COVID-19 at age of 41 The 41-year-old Canadian, who was nominated for a Tony for his role in Bullets over Broadway, had been in hospital for three months and had had his right leg amputated as a result of the disease. His wife, Amanda Kloots, announced his death on Instagram. The couple had a one-year-old son together. "God has another angel ...
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