Covid-19 Live Updates: Masks Are ‘Most Important, Powerful Public Health Tool,’ Top Official Says



India’s overall caseload surpassed five million on Tuesday, less than a month after hitting the three million mark.More than 82,000 coronavirus patients have died in India, but, per capita, the country has had far fewer deaths than many others. Doctors say this reflects India’s younger and leaner population.India reported 90,123 new cases on Tuesday, and its seven-day daily average of new cases is more than 92,000.The country took a hard line early, placing all of its citizens under a… Covid-19 Live Updates: Masks Are ‘Most Important, Powerful Public Health Tool,’ Top Official Says