India tops 200,000 dead amid coronavirus surge

As India grapples with a devastating wave of COVID-19 cases, the country's official death toll surged passed the 200,000 mark. The crisis has been worsened by shortages in oxygen and medical equipment.

  • India has logged a global daily record of 362,567 new infections

  • The country's total COVID-19 death toll has crossed 200,000

  • India ranks second in the world after the US for the total number of cases

  • Its fatality count is fourth behind the US, Brazil and Mexico