India's COVID-19 surge is worsening

Posted : 2021-04-29 11:05 Updated : 2021-05-10 09:57
People cremate the bodies of victims of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a crematorium ground in New Delhi, India, April 24, 2021. REUTERS

A man wearing a face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus is reflected in water during a night curfew imposed by the state government in the wake of increasing coronavirus infections in Hyderabad, India, Tuesday, April 20, 2021. AP

A man waits for the cremation of a relative who died of COVID-19, placed near bodies of other victims, in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, April 20, 2021. AP

A health worker takes a swab sample to test for COVID-19 as others await their turn at a hospital in Hyderabad, India, Monday, April 19, 2021. AP

Relatives wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) attend the funeral of a man, who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a crematorium in New Delhi, India April 21, 2021. REUTERS

Indian social worker Ashok Kurmi dressed as spider man sanitizes the area around Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj train Terminus during a lockdown imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, April 21, 2021. AP

A woman is consoled after her husband died due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outside the mortuary of a COVID-19 hospital in Ahmedabad, India, April 20, 2021. REUTERS

A Kashmiri Muslim man recites the Koran, the holy book of Muslims, as others pray during the holy month of Ramadan at a shrine in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 21 April 2021. EPA

A Hindu performs an evening ritual at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges and Yamuna on Ramnavami in Prayagraj, India, Wednesday, April 21, 2021. AP

Indian Hindus perform an evening ritual at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges and Yamuna on Ramnavami in Prayagraj, India, Wednesday, April 21, 2021. AP

A Hindu devotee washes her cloth after performing an evening ritual at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges and Yamuna on Ram Navami in Prayagraj, India, Wednesday, April 21, 2021. AP

A mass cremation of victims who died due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is seen at a crematorium ground in New Delhi, India, April 22, 2021. Picture taken with a drone. REUTERS

A family member wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) stands next to a body of a person, who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), before their cremation, at a crematorium in New Delhi, India April 24, 2021. REUTERS

Multiple funeral pyres of victims of COVID-19 burn at a ground that has been converted into a crematorium for mass cremation in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 24, 2021. Indian authorities are scrambling to get medical oxygen to hospitals where COVID-19 patients are suffocating from low supplies. AP

A health worker takes a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 at a government hospital in Hyderabad, India, Saturday, April 24, 2021. AP

Patients suffering from COVID-19 share a bed as they receive treatment at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital in New Delhi, India April 15, 2021. REUTERS

A COVID-19 patient receives oxygen inside a car provided by a Gurdwara, a Sikh house of worship, in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 24, 2021. AP

A man with a breathing problem receives oxygen support for free inside his car at a Gurudwara (Sikh temple), amidst the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ghaziabad, India, April 24, 2021. REUTERS

Municipal workers prepare to bury the body of a person who died of COVID-19 in Gauhati, India, Sunday, April 25, 2021. AP

A man in protective suit digs earth to bury the body of a person who died of COVID-19 in Gauhati, India, Sunday, April 25, 2021. AP