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US military plane takes off for India with Covid-19 supplies

A US military plane takes off for India from Travis Air Force Base in California with 440 oxygen cylinders and regulators, one million N-95 masks and one million Covid-19 rapid diagnostics kits donated by the US Agency for International Development (USAID). On Thursday India reported 3,645 deaths over the past 24 hours, while confirming new cases hit a new global record with more than 379,000. The official numbers are widely believed to be far below the reality.

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