India's new coronavirus cases dipped marginally on Sunday but deaths due to the infection jumped by a record 3,689, with one more state going into lockdown as the nation's creaky healthcare system is unable to cope with a massive caseload.
Health Minister Brad Hazzard said Wednesday that the health system in Australia’s most populous state is under pressure but is coping. The COVID-19 death toll has reached 76 in New South Wales since the outbreak of the delta variant was first detected in Sydney on June 16.
Authorities said on Saturday that this is the highest-ever vaccination achieved in a single day since the start of the vaccination drive, as the South Asian giant bolsters its defences for a predicted new surge.
The south Asian nation's tally of infections crossed 32 million, the second-highest worldwide after the United States. According to the government said in a statement overall deaths in the country increased by 497 overnight, pushing the tally to 429,179.
Nuwa Al Jafri, a young girl aged 4, has just achieved a milestone of reading maximum books in a record time and found her name in the Asia Book of Records and India Book of Record.
The Dubai Crown Prince climbed the Burj Khalifa’s 160 floors in 38 minutes, creating a record. Sheikh Hamdan shared a video and photo of his grueling task with the caption, “Burj Khalifa challenge ”
A group of six athletes based in Abu Dhabi smashed the Guinness World Records title for the Most chest to ground burpees in 24 hours (mixed team).
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