bbc.com 04 May, 2021 03:30 am

India says infections 'slowing down' as it passes 20 million cases

India says infections 'slowing down' as it passes 20 million cases
Officials say infection rates have consistently dropped since 30 April when they saw a record high.

In the capital Delhi, an oxygen crunch has shown no signs of abating and people are struggling for treatment.Anger rises as Covid rages in Modi's constituency Delhi running out of space to cremate Covid dead Delhi oxygen crisis deepens as more patients die Delhi hospitals have resorted to sending SOS messages on social media to secure supplies.media captionProtima Singh: It's very critical right now India Coronavirus pandemic Delhi Asia Anger rises as Covid rages in Modi's constituency Published Delhi oxygen crisis deepens as more patients die Published India reports highest daily coronavirus deaths PublishedExperts say the number of deaths and infections are being underreported.

India produces thousands of tonnes of oxygen a day, but some experts say the supply crunch comes from a lack of investment in distribution networks.India says infections 'slowing down' as it passes 20 million cases Published About sharing Coronavirus pandemic Getty Images p image captionIndia produces thousands of tonnes of oxygen a day but a supply crunch has impacted the capital Delhi The number of new Covid infections in India has officially passed 20 million cases, even as the government says that infection rates are coming down.

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