VIDEO: India struggles to cope with Covid surge; Canada bans flights from India, Pakistan

India recorded a global record of 314,835 infections on Thursday, while deaths rose by 2,104, bringing its death toll to 184,657, according to the country’s Health Ministry.

Mass cremations have begun in India as coronavirus deaths in the capital of New Delhi soar.

Meanwhile, Canada is banning passenger flights from India and Pakistan for 30 days amid concerns over rising COVID-19 cases and a new virus mutation.