CBC News shows that India is reporting a record-high 4,187 deaths in the past 24 hours and more than 400,000 cases of COVID-19. A shipment of medical supplies from Canada arrived in New Delhi on Saturday carrying ventilators and 25,000 vials of remdesivir, a drug used to treat patients with severe COVID-19 symptoms.
DW News shows that International help supplies are now flowing in to support overwhelmed hospitals in India. The country has been hit hard by a new variant. Neighbouring Nepal is also struggling to contain an explosion in cases. Vaccines are in short supply – and nearly half those tested are found to be positive. It’s feared the situation may be as bad, if not worse, than in India.
India is still registering record daily COVID-19 deaths and infections. Officials have reported more than 400,000 new cases in the last day. Almost 4,000 people died. Mass gatherings at recent religious and political rallies have also been blamed for spreading the virus.
Sky News shows that a number of covid-19 Indian variant cases have been found in the North West of England and parts of London.
The strain of coronavirus first identified in India became a “variant of concern” after tests suggested that it is more transmissible than other variants.
Sky’s Health Correspondent Ashish Joshi has been looking at what threat the variant poses.
A Canadian plane filled with medical supplies has landed in India. But Caryn Ceolin with why Canada is not actively supporting a proposal that could help Indian factories make desperately needed important COVID-19 vaccines.
DW News shows that India reported a record high of more than 414,000 new infections and over 3,900 deaths over the past 24 hours. The new figures take the country’s total case count to nearly 21.5 million and total recorded fatalities to over 234,000.
And there’s no end in sight to this crisis. Hospitals are buckling under the pressure. There is a lack of beds and a lack of staff. But the one factor that has made this second wave more devastating than last year’s emergency is the lack of oxygen.
DW News shows that India has reported a new record daily coronavirus death toll. More than 4,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. Once again, over 400,000 new infections have been recorded. Critics say these official figures undercount the full extent of the crisis. Many fear that religious gatherings are causing the virus to spread even faster.
CBC News shows how International Development Minister Karina Gould joined Power & Politics to discuss the new aid Canada is sending to India as it grapples with a record-breaking surge in COVID-19 cases.
CBC News shows that Canada is among the countries sending medical supplies to India as it grapples with a devastating second wave of COVID-19, but getting enough supplies and distributing them are big hurdles.
Insider News shows that India produces 7,000 tons of oxygen per day. They decoded why there’s still a shortage as COVID-19 surges again.
Experts estimate that India needs nearly 16 million cubic meters of oxygen per day, or more than 21,000 metric tons, at current case rates.
The main problem is that medical oxygen is not reaching hospital beds in time. This delay is a product of where production units are located, a stretched distribution network, and what certain critics have said is bad planning.
India has a daily production capacity of at least 7,100 tonnes of oxygen, including for industrial use.
The armed forces are importing 23 mobile oxygen generation plants from Germany.
PBS NewsHour shows that the COVID-19 crisis in India shows little sign of slowing down. As death tolls and infections skyrocket, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership is under increasing political pressure and scrutiny. The country is short on vaccines, and other life-saving supplies like oxygen and antiviral drugs. William Brangham speaks to Indian reporter Barkha Dutt about what she’s seeing on the ground.
DW News shows that scientists in India are concerned with new, more dangerous variants of the coronavirus. More lockdowns are possibly needed to stop the virus spread.
CBC News shows that India is facing shortages in its supply of oxygen, a critical component in caring for COVID-19 patients. The country has seen more than 300,000 new cases of COVID-19 a day for 12 days straight.
“What’s happening in India and Brazil could happen elsewhere,” warns the WHO’s Director-General. See reporting with Melissa Duggan on the global concern over surging coronavirus cases.
BBC News shows that India has recorded its highest daily coronavirus death toll since the pandemic began – a day after it became the first country to register more than 400,000 new cases.
Hospitals are battling to treat patients amid a chronic shortage of beds and medical oxygen.
CBC News shows that planeloads of oxygen and other medical supplies have arrived in India to support the country’s overwhelmed health-care system. Meanwhile, frustration builds about the low vaccination rate and how the government has handled the COVID-19 crisis.
One of the new media reports says Indian authorities ignored warnings about its devastating second wave. Caryn Ceolin with why the dire pandemic situation in India is being blamed on a botched government response.
DW News shows that in India, a group of scientists advising the Narendra Modi government on the coronavirus says it warned of a new and more dangerous virus variant back in March, but that the government ignored their warnings. An international relief effort to help India deal with its devastating second wave of COVID-19 infections is gathering pace.
7NEWS Australia shows that India’s coronavirus crisis is worsening, with more than 400,000 cases reported daily, and a new, grim record of 3,500 deaths in a single day. But just a few weeks ago, India thought it had the pandemic under control. So, what went wrong? And what needs to happen next. And what is the benefit of countries like Australia locking out people trying to return home from India?
BBC News shows that India has become the first country to report more than 400,000 new coronavirus cases in a single day.
The country has expanded its coronavirus vaccination drive as it grapples with huge numbers of Covid cases. All adults in India are now eligible to be vaccinated.
The real figures of daily deaths are thought to be far higher as many fatalities go unreported.
WION Channel shows that the USA sends over 1,000 oxygen cylinders, and regulators, among others on Sunday; Germany sent 120 ventilators on Saturday.
The situation in India requires help from other countries.
It seems that the escalating Coronavirus Covid-19 situation in India shows no signs of slowing. The deadly second virus wave overwhelming Indian hospitals, morgues, and crematoriums. Another record number – India had more than 386,000 new cases in the past 24 hours.
Channel 4 News shows that India has seen yet another record number of deaths from Covid-19 and it is set to rise for days to come.
Officially, more than 18 million people are infected, but the true numbers are likely to be much higher.
With oxygen supplies still not reaching the people who need it most, the vaccination drive appears to have crumbled, with state after state saying that the plans to vaccinate the whole adult population cannot go ahead.
India has certainly set another world record for new COVID-19 infections with more than 379,000 cases in a single day. Melissa Duggan on when the country’s alarming surge could peak.
CBC News: The National in Canada shows that As India continues to set records for single-day new COVID-19 infections, the resources to treat patients are shrinking. It’s so bad, people are taking to social media to get hospital beds and even oxygen.
Global News shows that International aid has finally arrived in India, as the health-care system grapples with a worsening COVID-19 crisis.
The world’s second-most populated nation is embroiled in a health crisis, with hospitals and morgues overwhelmed. On Thursday, India’s total COVID-19 cases surpassed 18 million. Over the past week, the country has continuously set new global records for daily infections and deaths.
CBC News in Canada shows that India has recorded more than 200,000 deaths from COVID-19, but infection and death numbers are widely believed to be under-reported. The country faces a huge shortage of hospital beds and medical oxygen.
Canada will Provide 10 Million Dollars To India For Fight Against COVID-19.
Global News shows India continues to battle a surge of COVID-19 infections that’s overwhelming its hospitals and dwindling much-needed medical supplies like oxygen. The country is now fast approaching over 200,000 deaths from the coronavirus. Amid several countries already promising to send help, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is now pledging $10 million in aid from Canada to India through the Red Cross. And as Redmond Shannon reports, the new promises have not stopped a number of Indian-Canadians from worrying for their loved ones enduring the deepening crisis there.
BBC News shows that International efforts are under way to help India as the country suffers critical oxygen shortages amid a devastating surge in Covid cases.
The UK has begun sending ventilators and oxygen concentrator devices. EU members are also due to send aid.
The US is lifting a ban on sending raw materials abroad, enabling India to make more of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
9 News Australia shows that the Morrison Government has hit pause on all flights from India as they battle a second wave of COVID-19. Scott Morrison is pledging aid but there are concerns for the 9000 Australians who will be left stranded.
Sky News shows that Coronavirus COVID-19 patients in parts of India are camping out to try and get oxygen, which is in extremely short supply as the country’s coronavirus crisis deepens.
Sky’s Alex Crawford reports from Haryana state, north of Delhi, where doctors and volunteers are treating people under tarpaulins in makeshift hospitals. Many have been there for days, unable to find a medical centre that will take them in and provide the oxygen they so desperately need.