* India reported more than 200,000 new cases and more than 1,000 deaths over a 24-hour period on Thursday, according to health ministry data.
* Since the beginning of April, India has reported more than 1.9 million new cases and over 10,600 deaths, per CNBC’s calculations of health ministry data.
* Between April 1 and April 7, India reported more than 652,000 cases.
That number has nearly doubled in the eight days since. India’s second wave of coronavirus infection shows no signs of slowing down.
The South Asian country reported more than 200,000 new cases and more than 1,000 deaths over a 24-hour period on Thursday, according to health ministry data.
Most of the new infections are being reported in a handful of states, including the western state of Maharashtra, which is home to India’s financial capital Mumbai.
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