India’s second Covid wave – BBC News

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    Warning: this report contains distressing scenes from the start.

    India is being ravaged by a second wave of the Covid-19, which is accelerating faster than anywhere else in the world.

    In the past 24 hours alone, more than 2,000 people have died and nearly 300 thousand new cases have been reported.

    The true figure is thought to be much higher. Many parts of the country, are reporting hospitals being overwhelmed, with oxygen shortages and people are dying without getting treatment.

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