In pictures: Cremations instill fear in India as COVID-19 wreaks havoc
New Delhi: Several major Indian cities are reporting far larger numbers of cremations and burials under coronavirus protocols than official death tolls, according to Reuters.
The South Asian country recorded the world’s highest daily tally of 314,835 COVID-19 infections on Thursday as a second wave of the pandemic raised new fears about the ability of crumbling health services to cope.
Here’s a collection of pictures of cremations that were carried out during the last couple of days in different Indian cities. (Pictures credit: Reuters)