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May 3 coronavirus news

Updated 11:36 PM EDT, Mon May 3, 2021
Overwhelmed cemetery shows toll of India's Covid-19 crisis

What you need to know

  • India’s devastating Covid-19 outbreak broke new records last weekend, with authorities reporting more than 400,000 cases for the first time on Saturday and a record-high number of deaths on Sunday.
  • Multiple states in India will go into “complete lockdown” in the coming days.
  • Countries in South Asia are taking precautions as Covid-19 cases rise around the region.

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