A version of this story by CNN appeared in the April 30 edition of CNN’s Coronavirus: Fact vs. Fiction newsletter from UK and USA, Flames were highlighted in social media regarding crackle over the wails and prayers as they mourn loved ones lost to Covid-19, whose bodies are laid on funeral pyres that burn through the night in India’s capital, New Delhi.
The families’ grief reflects the unfolding tragedy in India is seeing more cases per day than any other country has witnessed, pushing the global number of infections over 150 million.
India’s daily death toll is now projected to continue climbing until mid-May, according to prediction models from the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluations. The death toll could peak at more than 13,000 a day more than four times the current daily death toll, the predictions showed.
India’s woes were also compounded by a vaccine shortage, caused by a lack of raw materials and overwhelming demand. For this the statement by Matt Hancock from UK said India can produce its own vaccine, based on British technology.
According to the government issued a statement that daily tracker is maintained and projected and available for further corrective steps and analysis of data is established now.
In India, from 3 January 2020 to 5:41pm CEST, 2 July 2021, there have been 30,458,251 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 400,312 deaths, reported to WHO. As of 27 June 2021, a total of 323,663,297 vaccine doses have been administered.
All across government oft task force have been deployed who are monitoring the compliance of multi-channel approach on daily 24×7 basis, Prevention / protection /treatment /vaccination as it is the only strategy when applied with 100 percent compliance can help control and prevent further onslaught of COVID for citizens of INDIA.
As a famous saying goes “we don’t have to get scared and we have to show to world that we can achieve”