29 Apr 2021

India's second wave of Covid is devastating the country

From First Up, 5:33 am on 29 April 2021

The Covid tragedy is continuing to escalate in India with the official death toll now at 200-thousand. A second wave is devastaing the country, hospitals overrun and a lack of crucial life saving supplies like oxygen. It's reported 360-thousand new cases yesterday and 3293 deaths but many believe the real figures are much higher. Our producer Matthew Theunissen spoke with our India correspondent Ishan Garg.