‘Lockdown only as the last option’, says Modi as India faces record-high Covid-19 infections

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “‘Lockdown only as the last option’, says Modi as India faces record-high Covid-19 infections” – below is their description.

India is facing record highs in both new daily Covid-19 infections and deaths. Hospitals across the country are running out of beds and oxygen. Despite rampant outbreaks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked states to avoid imposing lockdowns as the country grapples with a new wave of Covid-19 infections.

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