Officials in Delhi have been urged to find more sites for cremations as the city’s morgues and crematoriums are overwhelmed by masses of Covid deaths. A second wave of the virus is ravaging parts of India, with 386,452 new cases reported yesterday – the biggest one-day increase on record for any country. There were another 3,500 deaths nationwide yesterday and nearly 400 in Delhi – a record for the capital. The total number of infections in the country has now passed 18 million.
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