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Crematoriums in Delhi struggle to keep up as COVID death toll rises

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Crematoriums in Delhi struggle to keep up as COVID death toll rises
Crematoriums in Delhi struggle to keep up as COVID death toll rises

Crematoriums and burial grounds in Delhi and across India are overwhelmed due to the sharp rise in COVID-19 deaths.

Crematoriums and burial grounds in Delhi and across India are overwhelmed due to the sharp rise in COVID-19 deaths.

The Nigambodh Ghat, Delhi's biggest crematorium ground, and Lodhi Crematorium have seen a spike in cremation since the second wave started.

India has recorded nearly a million infections in three days, with 346,786 new cases overnight into Saturday (24 April).

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