India Covid-19 second wave: ‘A coronavirus tsunami we had never seen before’


India’s Covid caseload has risen sharply previously few weeks.

The nation’s been reporting greater than 150,000 instances a day. In January and February every day instances fell beneath 20,000.

So, how did India get from relative calm to its new disaster?

Workplaces, markets and malls have reopened, and transport is working at full capability. Big weddings, festivals and election rallies are additionally being held.

The outcome: a scenario that one physician described as a “Covid tsunami”.

The BBC’s Vikas Pandey and Anshul Verma report.

Additional inputs by BBC Marathi, graphics by Nikita Deshpande.

Additional footage from Reuters and Getty.