Apr 23, 2021

Mass cremations as India reels under record COVID-19 deaths (Pics)

Crematoriums in India have become overwhelmed as COVID-19 deaths hit record levels on Thursday.

India recorded the world's highest daily tally of 314,835 coronavirus infections on Thursday, with the second wave of the pandemic crushing its weak health infrastructure. In Delhi alone, where hospitals are running out of medical oxygen supplies, the daily rise is over 26,000.

The following is a series of photos published by the Reuters Agency on scenes from crematoriums reeling under the high death toll in India.

(Pics : Reuters)

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