In the past two weeks, the number of infected people in the giant nation of India has exceeded 300,000 a day, and even exceeded 400,000. In the last 24 hours, the infection rate has slightly exceeded 380,000, according to reports. Reuters.
The country passed recently 20 million injured and more than 226,000 died. However, many experts pointed to the great risk that the number of injured and deaths is much greater than reported, and may be up to ten times greater, partly due to a lack of testing capacity.
According to the World Health Organization, India accounted for 46 percent of all infections in the world last week, and 25 percent of deaths WHO Weekly Report. India’s population of over 1.3 billion makes up 18 percent of the world’s population.
The strong corona wave in India has resulted in a shortage of hospital accommodations, as well as a shortage of oxygen and needed medicines. People have died in ambulances and in parking lots outside hospitals awaiting care.
India asked for help From abroad and received a number of relief shipments including respirators and oxygen. The government says there is enough oxygen now, but transportation problems mean not everyone has access to it.
At the same time that the aura has risen, vaccines are in short supply. At least three states, including Maharashtra where Bombay is located, have closed many vaccination centers.
President Narendra Modi’s government has come under fire for failing to act in time to quell the spread. Religious festivals and political mass meetings with tens of thousands of participants may have enabled the increase in publishing.
The opposition wants to see National lockdown, but the government is concerned about how this will affect the country economically. However, strict restrictions apply in many states.
The central bank announced on Wednesday that vaccine manufacturers, hospitals and healthcare companies will have the opportunity to borrow the equivalent of 50 billion Swedish kronor, Trinidad and Tobago wrote.
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