Southern India states lock down as country reports over 4,100 new COVID-19 deaths

Two southern states in India became the latest to declare lockdowns, as coronavirus cases surge at breakneck speed across the country and pressure mounts on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government … Read More

Modi faces growing pressure to lock down India as COVID-19 crisis devastates country

With coronavirus cases still surging to record levels, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing growing pressure to impose a harsh nationwide lockdown amid a debate whether restrictions imposed by … Read More

India sets new record of 412K COVID-19 cases, nearly 4K deaths as infections spread

India reported a record 412,262 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday and a record 3,980 daily death toll, as a second wave of infections swamps the health system and spreads from … Read More

Canada sends medical supplies to India as COVID-19 overwhelms country’s health care

Canada is sending medical supplies in an effort to support India’s COVID-19 response as the country faces a devastating second wave that has overwhelmed its health-care system. The federal government … Read More

Canada sending medical supplies to India as COVID-19 overwhelms country’s health care

Canada is sending medical supplies in an effort to support India’s COVID-19 response as the country faces a devastating second wave that has overwhelmed its health-care system. The federal government … Read More

India reports nearly 3,800 COVID-19 deaths in single day, a new record amid crisis

India’s coronavirus deaths rose by a record 3,780 during the last 24 hours, a day after it became the second country to cross the grim milestone of 20 million infections … Read More

India braces for ‘horrible’ weeks ahead as COVID-19 cases soar past 20 million

COVID-19 infections and deaths are mounting with alarming speed in India with no end in sight to the crisis and a top expert warning that the coming weeks in the … Read More

India pushes COVID-19 vaccine drive for all adults as daily cases top 400K

In hopes of taming a monstrous spike in COVID-19 infections, India opened vaccinations to all adults Saturday, launching a huge inoculation effort that was sure to tax the limits of … Read More

India’s COVID-19 death toll nears 200,000 as army pledges to help hospitals

India’s coronavirus death toll neared the bleak milestone of 200,000 with another 2,771 fatalities reported on Tuesday, while its armed forces pledged urgent medical aid to help battle the staggering … Read More

‘Please’: India doctors panic, plead for oxygen as COVID-19 breaks health system

Dr. Gautam Singh dreads the daily advent of the ventilator beeps, signalling that oxygen levels are critically low, and hearing his critically ill COVID-19 patients start gasping for air in … Read More

As COVID-19 cases explode in India, Canada ready to help with medical supplies: Anand

Canada is ready to supply India with medical equipment as the country struggles to contain record surges in COVID-19 cases and deaths. “The answer to the question is yes, we … Read More

India marks one COVID-19 death every 5 minutes as country hits new case record

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. … Read More

India surpasses 10 million coronavirus cases, but rate of infection slowing

India exceeded 10 million infections of the new coronavirus on Saturday, much later than predicted only a month ago as the pace of infections slows, despite many in the country … Read More

India’s coronavirus cases are surging, but holidays expected to make it worse

Already on track to overtake the United States with the world’s most novel coronavirus infections, India is bracing for a surge of cases in coming weeks as it heads into … Read More

India surpasses 7M COVID-19 cases as health experts warn of virus fatigue

NEW DELHI — India’s confirmed coronavirus toll crossed 7 million on Sunday with a number of new cases dipping in recent weeks, even as health experts warn of mask and … Read More

India’s coronavirus death toll surpasses 100,000 with no signs of slowing

India’s death toll from the novel coronavirus rose past 100,000 on Saturday, only the third country in the world to reach that bleak milestone, after the United States and Brazil, … Read More

India surpasses 5 million coronavirus cases, closing in on U.S. record total

India’s coronavirus confirmed cases crossed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the country’s feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages. The Health … Read More

India nears 100,000 new coronavirus cases daily, setting new global record

India reported a record daily jump in coronavirus cases for a second consecutive day, logging 97,570 new infections on Saturday, data from the federal health ministry showed. With total cases … Read More

India sets new record for coronavirus deaths with over 1,100 in single day

India on Tuesday reported 1,133 deaths from the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, its highest single-day total. The Health Ministry also reported 75,809 new cases, raising India’s tally to … Read More

India coronavirus cases surpass half a million, with no end in sight

India reported over 17,000 new coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours, pushing the country’s total above 500,000, federal health ministry data showed on Saturday, with infections surging in major … Read More

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