India surpasses 200,000 COVID deaths amid record spike: Live news

India has surpassed the grim milestone of more than 200,000 deaths caused by the COVID-19 disease as a devastating second wave of  infections overwhelms the South Asian nation’s under-funded healthcare system.

Hospitals across the country are reporting a shortage of medical oxygen and beds. Even crematoriums are running out of space, with funerals held in parking lots, and parks turned into temporary cremation grounds.

Read more: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/4/28/india-surpasses-200000-covid-deaths-amid-record-spike-live-news

 

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