New York Times: ‘This Is a Catastrophe.’ In India, Illness Is Everywhere.
New York Times: ‘This Is a Catastrophe.’ In India, Illness Is Everywhere.. “India is now recording more infections per day — as many as 350,000 — than any other country has since the pandemic began, and that’s just the official number, which most experts think is a vast underestimation. New Delhi, India’s sprawling capital of 20 million, is suffering a calamitous surge. A few days ago, the positivity rate hit a staggering 36 percent — meaning more than one out of three people tested were infected. A month ago, it was less than 3 percent.”