New record rise in India’s COVID cases, deaths; curfew in capital

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    Coronavirus infections have reached record levels in India.

    A new high of nearly 275,000 new daily cases was recorded on Monday, along with more than 1,600 deaths.

    The local government has announced a weeklong curfew in the capital region of Delhi.

    Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson has just cancelled his visit to India that had been planned for next week.

    Scientists are studying a new variant with a double mutation to see if it is behind the rise in infections.

    Al Jazeera’s Victoria Gatenby reports._

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