The World Bank says over 1 billion people face a heightened risk of COVID-19 due to overcrowded and substandard living conditions in slums and other informal settlements.
In addition to setting up numerous "fever camps" to trace COVID-19 infections, India's most populated city has also heightened police presence to enforce social distancing measures.
Millions of India's migrant workers have faced severe hardships since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. As they look to return to their old jobs, they're confronted with the grim reality of the nation's economy.
Authorities are holding final year exams despite students' protests. A worsening coronavirus crisis in the country has put the students' lives at risk, with many of them having to travel to other cities to take exams.
In an exclusive interview with DW, Poonam Khetrapal Singh, the WHO's regional director for Southeast Asia, praises India's efforts to deal with the coronavirus pandemic considering its huge and diverse population.
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