12:29 GMT12 May 2021
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    Indians are suffering from a lack of medicines and oxygen for infected individuals, while crematoriums are running beyond their capacity across the country. As a result, platforms for burning pyres have been installed across Delhi to allow people to hold funeral ceremonies for their dearly departed.

    Sputnik is live from Delhi, India, as the country faces a monstrous outbreak in the coronavirus pandemic, after setting the record for number of new cases earlier this week - 352,991 new infections. In total, India has confirmed over 17 million cases, while the number of deaths from COVID-19 is approaching 200,000.

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