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RP Singh's father dies of Covid-19 Covid-19
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RP Singh's father dies of Covid-19

INDIA BLOOMS NEWS SERVICE | @indiablooms | 12 May 2021, 06:21 pm

Mumbai/IBNS: Former Indian cricketer Rudra Pratap Singh's father Shiv Prasad Singh died of Covid-19 on Wednesday.

RP Singh took to Twitter to say, "It is with deepest grief and sadness we inform the passing away of my father, Mr Shiv Prasad Singh. He left for his heavenly abode on 12th May after suffering from Covid. We request you to keep my beloved father in your thoughts and prayers. RIP Papa. ॐ नमः शिवाय."

India, a South Asian country of 1.3 billion people, on Wednesday recorded the highest single-day Covid-19 toll with 4,205 infected patients dying across the country in the last 24 hours.

The Covid-19 toll has now crossed the 2.5-lakh mark.

In 24 hours between Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, the country recorded 3,48,421 fresh infections taking the overall tally to 2,33,40,938.