India’s COVID-19 crisis shows no signs of abating, with the country reporting record numbers of new cases and deaths in recent weeks. The surge has been attributed to a number of factors, including the emergence of new variants of the virus and the country’s ongoing political and social challenges.
As of April 6, India had recorded over 12.6 million cases of COVID-19, with more than 165,000 deaths. The country has been reporting over 100,000 new cases per day in recent weeks, with hospitals and healthcare facilities struggling to cope with the influx of patients.
The situation has been exacerbated by a number of factors, including the emergence of new variants of the virus that are believed to be more infectious and deadly.