Deadly Second Wave of Corona Virus Spread in India. second wave has devastated big cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Lucknow and Pune. Hospitals and crematoriums have run out of space, and funerals are taking place in car parks.
Scenes of people in India begging for oxygen during the nation’s record Covid surge have shocked and moved the world. And no-one has been more moved than the global Indian diaspora.
It was the first time India’s daily case count had topped 400,000 after 10 consecutive days over 300,000. Deaths from Covid-19 jumped by 3,523 over the past 24 hours, taking the total toll in India to 211,853, according to official data.