Coronavirus pandemic: India hits another grim record as it scrambles oxygen supply

#Covid-19 infections in #India hit another grim daily record on Thursday as demand for medical #oxygen jumped seven-fold and the government denied reports that it was slow in distributing life-saving supplies from abroad. The number of new confirmed cases breached 400,000 for the second time since the devastating surge began last month. The 412,262 cases pushed India’s tally to more than 21 million.