Relatives and family members perform the last rites of the patients who died of Covid-19 at a crematorium in New Delhi on Saturday. Photo: AFP
Relatives and family members perform the last rites of the patients who died of Covid-19 at a crematorium in New Delhi on Saturday. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: WHO says India a ‘huge concern’ as deaths continue upswing

  • During the past week, the South Asian nation has added about 1.7 million new cases and more than 20,000 deaths
  • Police are patrolling the banks of the Ganges in the northern Uttar Pradesh state to stop any dumping of corpses in the river

Relatives and family members perform the last rites of the patients who died of Covid-19 at a crematorium in New Delhi on Saturday. Photo: AFP
Relatives and family members perform the last rites of the patients who died of Covid-19 at a crematorium in New Delhi on Saturday. Photo: AFP
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