India reports over 200,000 new cases in one day

NEW DELHI (AFP) – India’s daily coronavirus caseload doubled in 10 days, with over 200,000 new infections logged yesterday as authorities grapple with shortages of vaccines, treatments and hospital beds.

Having let its guard down with mass religious festivals, political rallies and crowds at cricket matches, India is experiencing a huge second wave, with almost two million fresh infections this month alone.

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin