India: Situation Report: 2021 South Asia COVID-19 Response, May 3, 2021 No. 1


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Download document (PDF | 1.66 MB) SITUATION Fast-moving rates of infection across South Asia have driven a precipitous rise in the world’s COVID-19 infection rate, causing concern for another wave of infections globally. The global number of cases has more than doubled in two months. India is of particular concern, where a surge in cases from virus variants in dense populations has pushed the country’s health system to a breaking point. India’s crisis has made the disease more deadly there than anywhere else on the planet at the moment. More than 18 million cases have been reported, constituting more than...