India facing coronavirus crisis with healthcare facilities under huge pressure - BBC News
- Published on: 7/26/2020
- India is one of the countries worst affected by the coronavirus pandemic with health facilities in some areas under intense pressure. The virus is spreading into rural areas, many of which have high levels of poverty and limited medical resources.
Parts of the country have re-imposed lockdown restrictions, while others have chosen not to for economic reasons, despite evidence the virus is spreading rapidly.
India’s government insists it's seeing an encouraging recovery rate despite the rising number of infections.
Mishal Husain presents BBC News at Ten reporting from Yogita Limaye in Mumbai.
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