April 19 2021 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson canceled a planned visit to India next week because of the “current situation of the Covid-19 outbreak” and instead held talks with Indian Prime Minister Naremon Modi in late April, the Guardian reported Thursday. Britain and India have issued a joint statement on the matter.
At present, the situation of the epidemic in India is serious. The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in India rose to 1506,1919, according to data released on the official website of the Ministry of Health.
In the past 24 hours, India has recorded 273,810 new confirmed cases, the highest number since the outbreak began, and 1,619 new deaths and a cumulative total of 178,769 deaths.