On Friday April 23, India recorded the world’s highest single-day number of new cases since the pandemic started, for the second day in a row.
The country’s subsequent wave, which started in mid-March, has crushed communities and emergency clinics the nation over. Emergency unit, medication, oxygen and ventilators are all hard to come by.
Unfortunately, dead bodies are accumulating in funeral homes and crematoriums. India announced 332,730 new cases as at Friday April 23, denoting the highest daily case tally universally. The United States is second, having recorded a high of number of cases.
India’s populace is around multiple times that of the US, and its every day cases actually fall behind the US when adapted to populace size.
India’s all out number of cases presently remains at in excess of 16 million and almost 187,000 related deaths, as indicated by data from Johns Hopkins University.
India is truly going through worst conceivable period of the pandemic reaching at a pinnacle.
Furthermore, that pinnacle gives no indication of tumbling off at any point in the near future. Almost 28% of all new cases worldwide in the previous week have come from India, as per the World Health Organization.