10 things you need to know today: April 30, 2021

Published Apr 30 2021 at 10:33 AM GMT
Key
Points
  • India's health ministry on Thursday reported 379,257 new coronavirus infections, the latest in a series of global single-day records set during the country's devastating second wave of COVID-19.
  • India also confirmed another 3,645 COVID-19 deaths, the most it has seen in a single day since the pandemic started.
  • Hospitals have filled up in Delhi and started turning away patients and their family members.
  • Gravediggers and crematorium employees are working around the clock to keep up as the toll rises.
  • "I'm not scared of COVID," Mumbai gravedigger Sayyed Munir Kamruddin, 52, said.




Stats

  • Published Apr 30, 2021 10:33 AM GMT