Coronavirus cases rising fastest in India

COVID-19 is spreading in India faster than anywhere in the world and testing only covers a fraction of the population.

With 10 to 15 people living together in cramped slums, social distancing is next to impossible for the country’s poorest.

The number of cases has doubled from one to two million in the last three weeks amid growing concerns hospitals could be overwhelmed.

SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews

Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews

Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews

Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews

For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps:

Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8

Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skynews.android&hl=en_GB

Sky News videos are now available in Spanish here/Los video de Sky News están disponibles en español aquí https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzG5BnqHO8oNlrPDW9CYJog

In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • India’s Kumbh Mela becomes “super spreader” event as thousands attend festival amid COVID-19 surge
  • Latest research on vaccine side effects, immune reaction and thrombosis risks | COVID-19 Special
  • WATCH LIVE: Derek Chauvin Defense Rests as Ex-Officer Pleads the Fifth in Murder Trial
  • How Mississippi Hopes To Overcome Vaccine Hesitancy Amid Pause In J&J Rollout | NBC News NOW
  • How Mississippi Hopes To Overcome Vaccine Hesitancy Amid Pause In J&J Rollout | NBC News NOW
  • In This Story: India

    India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the second-most populous country, the seventh-largest country by land area, and the most populous democracy in the world. New Delhi is the capital.

    It has an exceptionally diverse population, with Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and other religions speaking over 21 recognised languages.

    2 Recent Items: India

  • India’s Kumbh Mela becomes “super spreader” event as thousands attend festival amid COVID-19 surge
  • Hong Kong tycoon Aron Harilela shares views on HK’s improved electoral system
  • Leave a Comment