The spread of the coronavirus appears to be slowing in India. Cases have fallen for the third day in a row 8211; raising hopes that the worst could soon be over. But deaths from COVID-19 are still rising. More than 4,000 people have again died within a day.
Corpses of COVID-19 victims continue to wash up on the banks of India8217;s Ganges River. The government is working on boosting vaccine supplies to try and pull the brake on the disaster, which has now claimed the lives of over 270,000 people.
State officials believe some families are unable to afford the costs of cremation, as demand skyrockets. According to official numbers, India has suffered nearly 4,000 deaths per day for over a week. But the true death toll may be even higher.
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