France stands ready to provide support to India amid COVID-19: Macron

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New Delhi(NVI): France stands ready to provide its support to India in its fight against COVID-19, said French President Emmanuel Macron.

“I want to send a message of solidarity to the Indian people, facing a resurgence of COVID-19 cases. France is with you in this struggle, which spares no-one. We stand ready to provide our support,” French Ambassador Emmanuel Lenin tweeted Macron’s message on Friday.

India reported 332,730 fresh coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours which pushed the country’s caseload to over 16.3 million. Amid oxygen shortage and the faltering health system in the country, India saw 2,263 deaths in the highest single-day spike.

The death toll from the deadly infection stands at 186,928. The country now has more than 2.4 million active cases.