India reports daily rise in coronavirus cases of 257299 – Reuters India

A message is written on the back of a medical employee by a coworker at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) ward, where patients experiencing the coronavirus illness (COVID-19) are being treated, at the Government Institute of Medical Sciences (GIMS) medical facility, in Greater Noida on the borders of New Delhi, India, May 21, 2021. REUTERS/Adnan AbidiIndia on Saturday reported 257,299 new coronavirus infections over the last 24 hours, while deaths rose by 4,194. Overall infections in the country stood at 26.3 million while the countrys total death toll was at 295,525, according to data from the health ministry.Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.