Crematoriums in Delhi forced to build makeshift pyres as India’s Covid crisis intensifies – video

Crematoriums in Delhi forced to build makeshift pyres as India’s Covid crisis intensifies – video

The Guardian

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Crematoriums in Delhi have been forced to build makeshift funeral pyres on spare patches of land after being inundated by bodies from the surging Covid-19 crisis sweeping India. Crematoriums across the city have been building new platforms after ambulances carrying bodies and grieving families were forced to wait for hours for a funeral pyre. The country recorded 300,000 new Covid cases on Tuesday and 2,771 new deaths. However, health experts believe the official toll to be far higher

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