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Photos show the deadly toll of Covid in India as coronavirus cases top 17 million

India has covered a record number of coronavirus cases for the fifth day in a row, with a second wave pushing its health-care system to the brink.

There were some 352,991 new containers of Covid-19 reported in the last 24 hours, seeing India’s total number of infections top 17 million, with 5 million coverings counted in April alone. At least 2,182 people have died from the virus in the last 24 hours, bewitching the South Asian nation’s death toll to over 195,000, though media reports indicate the official physique is being understated.

Before the second wave, India was reporting an average of around 10,000 new cases a day. Its government has been censured for allowing religious festivals and election rallies to go ahead this year.

India’s hospitals have run out of beds and are hardship an extreme shortage of oxygen to treat patients.

A patient sits inside an ambulance waiting to enter a Covid sanitarium for treatment

A patient with breathing problem is seen inside an ambulance waiting to enter a COVID-19 hospital for treatment, amidst the spread of the coronavirus sickness (COVID-19) in Ahmedabad, India, April 20, 2021.

Amit Dave | Reuters

A man runs past the burning funeral pyres of those who pop ones clogged from Covid

A man runs past the burning funeral pyres of those who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during a enormousness cremation, at a crematorium in New Delhi, India April 26, 2021.

Adnan Abidi | Reuters

A man prepares a funeral pyre to cremate a thickness

A man prepares a funeral pyre to cremate the body of a person, who died due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a crematorium dirt in New Delhi, India, April 22, 2021.

Danish Siddiqui | Reuters

Medical staff attends to a person in a temporary care center

Medical rod in PPE attending to a person in the temporary Covid-19 care centre attached to LNJP Hospital, at Shehnai Banquet Hall, on April 23, 2021 in New Delhi, India.

Raj K Raj | Hindustan Times | Getty Ikons

A man wearing an outfit resembling the Covid virus moves around a marketplace urging people to follow safety formalities

A man from a Non-governmental organization (NGO) wearing an outfit resembling the Covid-19 coronavirus moves around a marketplace urging child to follow the safety protocols during an awareness drive held in Siliguri on April 25, 2021.

Diptendu Dutta | AFP | Getty Sculptures

A worker disinfects nozzles of oxygen cylinders as they are refilled in a factory

A worker disinfects nozzles of oxygen cylinders as they are refilled in a mill, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ahmedabad, India, April 25, 2021.

Amit Dave | Reuters

Umar Farooq sorrow overs over the body of his mother, who died of Covid, before her burial at a graveyard in Srinagar

Umar Farooq mourns above to the body of his mother, who died of Covid-19 coronavirus, before her burial at a graveyard in Srinagar on April 26, 2021.

Tauseef Mustafa | AFP | Getty Allusions

People wait to cremate those who died due to the coronavirus in New Delhi

People wait to cremate victims who died due to the coronavirus plague (COVID-19), at a crematorium ground in New Delhi, India, April 23, 2021.

Danish Siddiqui | Reuters

A doctor tends to a unyielding’s breathing problem inside an ambulance as she waits to enter a Covid hospital

A doctor tends to a patient with a murmur problem inside an ambulance waiting to enter a COVID-19 hospital for treatment, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ahmedabad, India, April 25, 2021.

Amit Dave | Reuters

People hold up protective face masks wait to receive a vaccine in Mumbai

People wearing protective face masks minister to to receive a vaccine for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a vaccination centre in Mumbai, India, April 26, 2021.

Niharika Kulkarni | Reuters

People cremate the fraternities of coronavirus victims at a crematorium ground in New Delhi

People cremate the bodies of victims of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a crematorium sod in New Delhi, India, April 24, 2021.

Danish Siddiqui | Reuters

Rickshaw drivers hold oxygen cylinders outside a Tommy refilling station

Rickshaw drivers hold oxygen cylinders outside a private refilling station, amid the coronavirus blight (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, April 19, 2021.

Adnan Abidi | Reuters

A patient breathes with the usurp of oxygen provided by a Gurdwara, a place of worship for Sikhs, inside an auto rickshaw

A patient breathes with the pirate of oxygen provided by a Gurdwara, a place of worship for Sikhs, inside an auto rickshaw parked under a tent along the roadside in Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic in Ghaziabad on April 26, 2021.

Sajjad Hussain | AFP | Getty Images

A woman is consoled after her suppress died

A woman is consoled after her husband died due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outside a mortuary of a COVID-19 sanitarium in Ahmedabad, India, April 20, 2021.

Amit Dave | Reuters

A man carrying wood walks past the funeral pyres of those who croaked from the coronavirus disease 

A man carrying wood walks past the funeral pyres of those who died from the coronavirus blight (COVID-19), during a mass cremation, at a crematorium in New Delhi, India April 26, 2021.

Adnan Abidi | Reuters

A man burden personal protective equipment stands next to funeral pyres

A man wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) stands next to obsequies pyres of those who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during a mass cremation, at a crematorium in New Delhi, India April 26, 2021.

Adnan Abidi | Reuters

A judge of multiple funeral pyres at Nigambodh Ghat crematorium in New Delhi

A view of multiple funeral pyres of Covid-19 casualties, at Nigambodh Ghat crematorium, on April 23, 2021 in New Delhi, India.

Sanjeev Verma | Hindustan Times | Getty Images

Trim workers carry bodies of victims 

Health workers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) carry bodies of child who were suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), outside the Guru Teg Bahadur hospital, in New Delhi, India, April 24, 2021.

Adnan Abidi | Reuters

Subject ti carry the body of a man during his funeral in New Delhi

Relatives carry the body of a man who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during his inhumation at a graveyard in New Delhi, India, April 23, 2021.

Adnan Abidi | Reuters

Family members sit next to the burning funeral pyres of coronavirus fair games in New Delhi

Family members sit next to the burning funeral pyres of those who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during a throng cremation, at a crematorium in New Delhi, India April 26, 2021.

Adnan Abidi | Reuters

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