India’s weekly Covid-19 cases up 41%, no rise in deaths


Covid-19 infections continued to inch up in India for the third week running but, crucially, there was no increase in deaths in the week ending Sunday. India reported over 22,200 fresh Covid cases in the week (April 25-May 1), up 41% from the previous week’s tally of nearly 15,800. Last week, cases had seen a 96% surge. Delhi, Haryana and UP accounted for 68% of all new cases.