India leads the world in daily number of new infections, now accounting for more than one-third of global COVID-19 cases. What's behind the surge?
India's second coronavirus wave has surpassed global records. As of April 30 more than 18.7 million infections had been confirmed in the country, while the number of deaths has topped 208,330 since the pandemic began. The country now accounts for well over 30% of global COVID-19 cases.
DW takes a closer look at the surge in infections, the mutations and how the situation in India has quickly spiraled into a health disaster.