Limited Period Offer:Be a PRO for 1 month @Rs49/-Multiple payment options available. Know More
you are here: HomeNewsPhotosIndia

Death, devastation and despair: These pictures capture India’s ground reality as 2nd COVID-19 wave hits hard

Major cities, including Mumbai and Delhi, have imposed stringent restrictions on movement as new infections in the country crossed 2,00,000 on April 16.

April 16, 2021 / 11:37 AM IST
A woman is consoled after her husband died due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outside a mortuary of a COVID-19 hospital in New Delhi, India, April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RC26WM98VWDZ
India's COVID-19 tally of 14 million cases puts it second behind the United States. It ranks fourth in deaths after the US, Brazil and Mexico. Major cities, including Mumbai and Delhi, imposed stringent restrictions on movement as new infections in the country shot past 200,000 on April 16. Image: REUTERS
A patient with breathing problem is rushed to a hospital for treatment, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ahmedabad, India, April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Amit Dave - RC27WM9GEUI5
The devastating surge is straining India's fragile health system. A patient with breathing problems was rushed to a hospital for treatment in Ahmedabad. REUTERS
A patient wearing an oxygen mask sits on a bed as he is being shifted to a hospital for treatment, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ahmedabad, India, April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Amit Dave - RC27WM9IIE96
A patient wearing an oxygen mask sits on a bed as he is being shifted to a hospital for treatment in Ahmedabad. REUTERS
FILE - In this April 15, 2021, file photo, health workers carry a patient into a dedicated COVID-19 hospital in Ahmedabad, India. The picture is still grim in parts of Europe and Asia as variants of the virus fuel an increase in new cases and the worldwide death toll closes in on 3 million. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki, File)
Health workers carry a patient into a dedicated COVID-19 hospital in Ahmedabad, India. The picture is still grim in parts of Europe and Asia as variants of the virus fuel an increase in new cases and the worldwide death toll closes in on 3 million. AP Photo
A patient lies in a bed as she is being shifted to a hospital for treatment, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ahmedabad, India, April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Amit Dave - RC27WM9GHP3Y
A patient lies in a bed as she is being shifted to a hospital for treatment in Ahmedabad. REUTERS
A man wearing a protective suit sits next to the bodies of the victims of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) inside an ambulance at a mortuary of a COVID-19 hospital in Ahmedabad, India, April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Amit Dave - RC27WM96TXDI
A man wearing a protective suit sits next to the bodies of the victims of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) inside an ambulance at a mortuary of a COVID-19 hospital in Ahmedabad. REUTERS
FILE - In this April 15, 2021, file photo, a woman gets her swab sample taken to test for COVID-19 at a government hospital in Noida, a suburb of New Delhi, India. The picture is still grim in parts of Europe and Asia as variants of the virus fuel an increase in new cases and the worldwide death toll closes in on 3 million. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri, File)
A woman gets her swab sample taken to test for COVID-19 at a government hospital in Noida, a suburb of New Delhi, India. AP Photo
Patients suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) get treatment at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital, amidst the spread of the disease in New Delhi, India April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui - RC2AWM9GUD9E
Patients suffering from COVID-19 get treatment at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital in New Delhi. REUTERS
Patients suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) get treatment at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital, amidst the spread of the disease in New Delhi, India April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RC2AWM9C4ITJ
COVID-19 patients get treatment at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital in New Delhi. REUTERS
Municipal workers in personal protective suits prepare to cremate a COVID-19 victim in Vasai, outskirts of Mumbai, India, Thursday, April 15, 2021. India reported more than 200,000 new coronavirus cases Thursday, skyrocketing past 14 million overall as an intensifying outbreak puts a grim weight on its fragile health care system. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
Municipal workers in personal protective suits prepare to cremate a COVID-19 victim in Vasai, outskirts of Mumbai. AP Photo
A municipal worker in personal protective suit performs last rites during the cremation of a COVID-19 victim in Vasai, outskirts of Mumbai, India, Thursday, April 15, 2021. India reported more than 200,000 new coronavirus cases Thursday, skyrocketing past 14 million overall as an intensifying outbreak puts a grim weight on its fragile health care system. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
A municipal worker in personal protective suit performs last rites during the cremation of a COVID-19 victim in Vasai, outskirts of Mumbai. India reported more than 200,000 new coronavirus cases, skyrocketing past 14 million overall as an intensifying outbreak puts a grim weight on its fragile health care system. AP Photo
Patients suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) get treatment at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital, amidst the spread of the disease in New Delhi, India April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui - RC2AWM9JXRWN
Patients suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) get treatment at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital in New Delhi. REUTERS
Patients suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) get treatment at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital, amidst the spread of the disease in New Delhi, India April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui - RC2AWM9IKWPF
Patients suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) get treatment at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital in New Delhi. REUTERS
Patients suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) get treatment at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital, amidst the spread of the disease in New Delhi, India April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui - RC2AWM9NLGOE
Patients suffering from coronavirus disease get treatment at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital in New Delhi. REUTERS
Patients suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) get treatment at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital, amidst the spread of the disease in New Delhi, India April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui - RC2AWM96GYK8
Patients suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) get treatment at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital in New Delhi. REUTERS
Patients suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) get treatment at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital, amidst the spread of the disease in New Delhi, India April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui - RC2AWM9ABF0W
Patients suffering from COVID-19 get treatment at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital in New Delhi. REUTERS
A patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is wheeled from the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital, amidst the spread of the disease in New Delhi, India April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui - RC2AWM9NQQUJ
A coronavirus patient is wheeled from the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital in New Delhi. REUTERS
A patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) gets treatment at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital, amidst the spread of the disease in New Delhi, India April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui - RC2AWM9BU8WF
A patient suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) gets treatment at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital in New Delhi. REUTERS
A frontline worker in personal protective equipment (PPE) sprays a flammable liquid on a burning funeral pyre of a man who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a crematorium on the outskirts of Mumbai India, April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas - RC2BWM9WTMOX
A frontline worker in personal protective equipment (PPE) sprays a flammable liquid on a burning funeral pyre of a man who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a crematorium on the outskirts of Mumbai. REUTERS
Moneycontrol News
first published: Apr 16, 2021 10:53 am

stay updated

Get Daily News on your Browser
Sections