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'Tsunami' of COVID cases puts India's hospitals on the brink

DW, 15 Apr 2021
India has set another new record for coronavirus cases – 200,000 in the last 24 hours. And just in the first half of this month, two-million new infections have been logged. Experts are blaming complacency and frustration among the public for the surge. Many states have started reimposing restrictions, such as curfews. As the cases increase, so too does the demand for vaccinations. As hospitals scramble to increase capacity, there are clear signs the Indian healthcare sector is again coming under severe strain.
DW’s Manira Chaudhary reports from Ghaziabad.


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