India on Saturday reported its highest ever single-day COVID-19 death toll, as cases continued to rise and states imposed stricter lockdowns. India’s health ministry reported 4,187 fatalities over the past 24 hours, taking the overall death toll to just under 240,000. Cases rose by 401,078, increasing the total since the start of the pandemic to 21.9 million. Medical experts say the real numbers of COVID-19 cases and fatalities are likely to be far higher than official tallies. Tamil Nadu, known for its automobile manufacturing including BMW (BMWG.DE) , Daimler (DAIGn.DE) , Hyundai (005380.KS) , Ford (F.N) , Nissan (7201.T) and Renault (RENA.PA) , said it would move from a partial to a full lockdown on Monday, stopping public transport and shutting state-run alcohol retailers. Neighbouring Karnataka state extended a total shutdown late on Friday. The state capital Bengaluru is a major tech hub, home to major offices of companies […]