India tops 20m COVID cases, ‘horrible’ weeks ahead

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    The number of coronavirus cases reported in India since the start of the pandemic has exceeded 20 million.

    It came as the health ministry announced more than 300,000 infections for the 13th straight day.

    And with nearly 3,500 deaths in the last 24 hours, the number of fatalities has topped 220,000.

    But experts say the true figure is likely much higher.

    The surge in cases has brought hospitals close to collapse.

    On Monday, 24 patients died after yet another health facility ran out of oxygen.

    Al Jazeera’s Elizabeth Puranam joins us live from New Delhi, India for the latest updates.

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