A Second Wave after Celebrations
The Covid-19 pandemic in India is getting worse. Lax health protocols skyrockets infection rates. Health facilities are overwhelmed.
FLAMES continued to burn and smoke billowed from the vacant lot that was turned into a mass cremation site in New Delhi. Hospital staff took turns carrying the bodies of patients who died from Covid-19. Long queues forced Nitish Kumar to keep his mother’s body for two days at home.
Kumar was only able to carry out the cremation ritual for his mother on Thursday, April 22. The location was unprecedented, a parking lot next to the crematoriu...