India has now reported more than 20 million coronavirus infections, including nearly 3.5 million people who are actively being treated for COVID-19. The country's health system is in a state of collapse as hospitals and clinics face dire shortages of beds and lifesaving supplies. In just the past week, India has seen its COVID-19 cases jump by 2,646,526 — a figure that, if it stood alone, would currently make India the 14th worst-hit nation in the world, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. On April 27, the government reported 17,636,307 total cases ; by Tuesday, the number had risen to 20,282,833 . As alarming as the recent figures are, experts say they are almost certainly an undercount — possibly by a whole lot. "At this pace...
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India Crosses 20 Million COVID-19 Cases As Critical Shortages Worsen