India is now feeble ,with it’s population reducing each day. The variant that hit them is furiously snatching over 3600 Indians in a single day taking india to a tally of over 18 million infections. The number of deaths recorded on Thursday was the largest since the pandemic started.
We are overwhelmed” leaders expressed tension over the situation explaining that the morgues are overwhelmed with bodies. Grave diggers are noted to work on a 24/7 schedule as the numbers increase beyond the estimated numbers.
Notable hotels and railway couches in the country have been momentarily turned into care facilities in efforts to manage the big number.
Experts and researchers are afraid that the real number of deaths and infections is more than what they report ,a good reason for other countries to get alarmed and cautious.
Doctors and nurses explained that they don’t take breaks. “We are totally filled”.
Patients gasping for oxygen ,are strewn in trolleys between the filled beds as others succumb to the virus at the htospitals foyer.
India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi is facing squirms for permitting political rallies and religious festivals amid the seriousness of the pandemic.
The deadly variant has been reported in Uganda and Romania. No case has been confirmed in kenya yet.
India is amongst the biggest producers of vaccines though it’s depending on aid from other nations to attend to the 800 million needed. The army has showed efforts in the supply of oxygen to the hospitals.
The african union has summoned other african nations to tighten their measures as the variant is furious. On May 8 the organization will meet its members to address the issue.
Even with the shocking number of deaths in india , it still comes third in number of infections after Brazil and united States .