US News India: 3645 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours, a new record

14:15  29 april  2021
14:15  29 april  2021 Source:   leparisien.fr

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India has recorded this Thursday 3645 new deaths of COVID-19, 350 more than the day before: a new record for this country violently Struck by a second epidemic wave , according to the figures of the Ministry of Health.

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The country now deplores 204,832 deaths due to the coronavirus, but many experts believe that the real balance is much higher . India has identified nearly 380,000 new contaminations in the past 24 hours, once again a world record . On the month of April, the country enumerated more than six million new cases of COVID-19.

This exponential resurgence, attributed partly to the new Indian variant, as well as to crowd gatherings on the occasion of political and religious events, overwhelmed hospitals now short of beds, medicines and oxygen.

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In an interview with the Indian Express Journal, the Chief Government Scientific Advisor, Professor K. Vijay Raghavan, admitted that the government could have done more to prepare for this second wave.

"Not possible" to amplify the capacity of the health system in one year

"The central government and governments of States have made considerable efforts to strengthen hospital infrastructure and health care during the first wave [... But when this wave has declined, perhaps that he has gone the same with the sense of urgency to continue the work, "he said.

However, "it is simply not possible to amplify the capacity of a public health system in one year to a sufficient level to deal with what we observe today," he added .

The health crisis is particularly serious in New Delhi, where people die at the doors of crowded hospitals.

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© Prakash Mathema / AFP of Nepalese soldiers are waiting to transport the body of a deceased person from the coronavirus to a crematorium in Kathmandu, the 5th May 2021. The Nepalese authorities are confronted with a powerful second wave of the epidemic, which must just as much on its proximity to India than a relaxation of vigilance of its population. With a precarious health system, the worst is to be feared. POSITIVITY RATE OF 44%, 20 CASES Per day per 100,000 inhabitants ...

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