At least 18 killed in hospital blaze as confirmed COVID-19 cases hit a record high in India

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India reported more than 400,000 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday. It comes as at least 18 people were killed in a hospital fire in the western state of Gujarat Saturday. The hospital was treating COVID-19 patients when the tragedy happened. CGTN’s Ravindar Bawa reports.

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