14 May 2021

India struggles with Covid-19 as it spreads through rural areas

From First Up, 5:09 am on 14 May 2021

Turning to India now where bodies continue to wash up in rivers as Covid-19 spreads through poor rural areas. More than a quarter of a million Indians have now died from the virus, and it's still not showing signs of slowing down as upwards of 4-thousand people continuing to succumb every day. Nathan Rarere discussed the latest developments with our correspondent Ishan Garg.