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    India has registered a new world record for daily coronavirus infections for the fourth day in a row.

    Almost 350,000 new cases and more than 2,700 deaths were reported in the past 24 hours.

    The Indian capital Delhi has extended its lockdown for another week as Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the country had been shaken by a “storm” and urged people to get vaccinated.

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