India Records Highest Single-Day COVID-19 Cases Worldwide India recorded over 330,000 new COVID-19 cases and over 2,200 deaths on April 23, the highest single-day rise globally. The country’s healthcare system is struggling with shortages of medical oxygen, hospital beds, and other essential resources. The government has imposed new restrictions, including a nationwide night curfew and diversion of industrial oxygen supplies to hospitals.
The situation is alarming, and several countries, including the US, UK, and Australia, have pledged to send emergency medical aid to India. US Imposes Sanctions on Russia over Hacking and Election Interference The US government has imposed new sanctions on Russia over alleged cyber attacks and Canadian News Today election interference. The sanctions target several financial institutions, tech firms, and individuals associated with the Kremlin. The move comes amid growing tensions between the two countries, with Russia denying any involvement in the US election interference and cyber attacks.
The US also ordered the expulsion of ten Russian diplomats and additional restrictions on Russian companies and officials.