India overwhelmed by world’s worst Covid crisis - BBC News
- Published on Apr 24, 2021
- International help is being pledged for India as it battles a ferocious second wave of coronavirus, described by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a storm that has shaken the nation.
Almost 350,000 new infections were recorded in India in the latest 24 hour period - a record number for the fourth day in a row.
As the epidemic continues to grow hospitals are under intolerable pressure - with shortages of beds and critical supplies including oxygen.
Mishal Husain presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Yogita Limaye in Delhi and diplomatic correspondent Paul Adams.
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