India Covid: Patients dying without oxygen amid Delhi surge

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For the fourth day in a row, India has set an unwelcome world record for new coronavirus infections, with 349,691 more cases in the 24 hours to Sunday morning, and another 2,767 lives lost. The BBC’s Vikas Pandey reports from the capital Delhi, where hospitals are overwhelmed and people are desperate.When Ashwin Mittal’s grandmother’s oxygen saturation level dropped a week ago, he started frantically looking for a hospital bed in Delhi. He called everybody he could, but every hospital refused.

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