COVID-19 death toll tops 400,000 in India. Experts warn the real count is higher

India on Friday crossed the grim milestone of more than 400,000 people lost to the coronavirus, a number that though massive is still thought to be a vast undercount because … Read More

India reports record day of COVID-19 deaths as cases pass 25 million

India’s total virus cases since the pandemic began swept past 25 million on Tuesday as the country registered more than 260,000 new cases and a record 4,329 fatalities in the … Read More

Indian COVID-19 deaths surpass a quarter million as scientists race to trace variant

India said on Wednesday a record number of people were killed by the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, pushing its overall death toll over a quarter million, while a … Read More

India COVID-19 cases continue to surge as calls for national lockdown grow

Indian coronavirus infections and deaths held close to record daily highs on Monday, increasing calls for the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lock down the world’s second-most populous … Read More

Indian diaspora in Canada rallies to send COVID-19 aid back home

As an Indian living thousands of kilometres away from home, Aswini Sivaraman says seeing the devastating COVID-19 situation in India is like “watching a rage of fire from a distance … Read More

Scientists say Indian government ignored their warnings amid worsening COVID-19 surge

A forum of scientific advisers set up by the government warned Indian officials in early March of a new and more contagious variant of the coronavirus taking hold in the … Read More

What Canada can learn from India’s COVID-19 crisis

As the rest of the world watches and steps up to help, the COVID-19 situation in India is growing direr by the day – and yet the peak is still … Read More

‘A drop in the bucket’: Canada pledges $10M to India amid COVID-19 crisis, but is it enough?

In the wake of India’s COVID-19 crisis, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday said Canada is pledging $10 million to the Indian Red Cross as well as providing personal protective … Read More

India vaccination centres close due to shortages amid another record COVID-19 surge

All vaccination centers in India’s financial capital of Mumbai were shut for three days starting Friday due to a shortage of vaccines, said authorities, as the country posted another record … Read More

India’s COVID-19 needs are large and diverse. Doctors, aides welcome global help

Protima Singh doesn’t mince her words when describing the COVID-19 surge in India: “The situation is very critical.” Singh, who lives in the Delhi region, works as the services manager … Read More

‘Absolutely horrific’: Indian community in Canada laments COVID-19 crisis

Ontario resident Chitrakumar Jayakumar is concerned about the COVID-19 situation unfolding back home in India – thousands of kilometres away. His cousins, uncle and aunts in Kanyakumari district, southern India, … 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

U.S. mulls sending COVID-19 aid to India as country sees record-breaking cases

The Biden administration’s top medical adviser on the COVID-19 pandemic says the U.S. is actively looking at ways to boost aid to India as it grapples with surging coronavirus cases. … Read More

U.S., France to send COVID-19 aid to India as country sees record-breaking cases

The Biden administration’s top medical adviser on the COVID-19 pandemic says the U.S. is actively looking at ways to boost aid to India as it grapples with surging coronavirus cases. … Read More

U.S. to send COVID-19 aid to India as country sees record-breaking cases

The Biden administration’s top medical adviser on the COVID-19 pandemic says the U.S. is actively looking at ways to boost aid to India as it grapples with surging coronavirus cases. … 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 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

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