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UPDATE 3-India's coronavirus infections cross 18 million as gravediggers work round the clock

Apr 29 2021

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, April 29 India's total COVID-19 cases passed 18 million on Thursday after another world record number of daily infections, as gravediggers worked around the clock to bury victims and hundreds more were cremated in makeshift pyres in parks and parking lots.

Indians rush for vaccines as COVID-19 death toll passes 200,000

Apr 28 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) -Indians struggled to register online for a mass vaccination drive set to begin at the weekend as the country's toll from the coronavirus surged past 200,000 on Wednesday, worsened by shortages of hospital beds and medical oxygen. | Video

India sends army to help hospitals hit by COVID-19 as countries promise aid

Apr 26 2021

NEW DELHI India ordered its armed forces on Monday to help tackle surging new coronavirus infections, as nations including Britain, Germany and the United States pledged urgent medical aid to try to contain an emergency overwhelming the country's hospitals.

Exclusive-India's federal government won't import vaccines, leaving it to states -sources

Apr 26 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) -India's government has decided to leave the import of COVID-19 vaccines to state authorities and companies, two government officials told Reuters, a decision that may slow acquisitions of shots as a second wave of the pandemic rips through the country.

Exclusive: India's federal government won't import vaccines, leaving it to states - sources

Apr 26 2021

NEW DELHI India's government will not import COVID-19 vaccines itself but expects states and companies to do so, two government officials told Reuters, a decision that may slow acquisitions of shots just as a second wave of the pandemic rips through the country.

EXCLUSIVE-India's federal government won't import vaccines, leaving it to states -sources

Apr 26 2021

NEW DELHI, April 26 India's government will not import COVID-19 vaccines itself but expects states and companies to do so, two government officials told Reuters, a decision that may slow acquisitions of shots just as a second wave of the pandemic rips through the country.

Hospitals overrun as India's COVID-19 infections top global record for second day

Apr 23 2021

NEW DELHI, People across India scrambled for life-saving oxygen supplies on Friday and patients lay dying outside hospitals as the capital recorded the equivalent of one death from COVID-19 every five minutes.

Fire in COVID-19 hospital kills 12 as India struggles with huge second wave

Apr 22 2021

MUMBAI, April 23 A fire in a hospital treating COVID-19 patients in India killed a dozen people on Friday, a fire official said, as the country struggles to cope with the world's biggest surge of daily coronavirus infections since the pandemic began last year.

India posts world record COVID cases with oxygen running out

Apr 22 2021

NEW DELHI India recorded the world's highest daily tally of 314,835 COVID-19 infections on Thursday as a second wave of the pandemic raised new fears about the ability of crumbling health services to cope. | Video

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