A medical worker sits in an area that was designated for mothers and child care but has now been changed to command centre for the treatment of Covid-19 patients, at Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, as India’s coronavirus cases and deaths continue to rise. Photo: ReutersA medical worker sits in an area that was designated for mothers and child care but has now been changed to command centre for the treatment of Covid-19 patients, at Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, as India’s coronavirus cases and deaths continue to rise. Photo: Reuters
A medical worker sits in an area that was designated for mothers and child care but has now been changed to command centre for the treatment of Covid-19 patients, at Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, as India’s coronavirus cases and deaths continue to rise. Photo: Reuters

As India’s coronavirus deaths overtake China’s, stretched doctors see no end in sight

  • Despite the largest lockdown in the world, India’s Covid-19 death toll has quadrupled in under a month, with infections also soaring
  • A doctor at a New Delhi hospital said each day is a struggle, and they are short-staffed as the number of incoming patients soars
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A medical worker sits in an area that was designated for mothers and child care but has now been changed to command centre for the treatment of Covid-19 patients, at Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, as India’s coronavirus cases and deaths continue to rise. Photo: ReutersA medical worker sits in an area that was designated for mothers and child care but has now been changed to command centre for the treatment of Covid-19 patients, at Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, as India’s coronavirus cases and deaths continue to rise. Photo: Reuters
A medical worker sits in an area that was designated for mothers and child care but has now been changed to command centre for the treatment of Covid-19 patients, at Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, as India’s coronavirus cases and deaths continue to rise. Photo: Reuters
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