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India’s pandemic did it need to happen?
Opinion: India’s COVID-19 policy was a disaster waiting to happen
Despite having time to prepare for another wave of infections, the Indian government focused on denial. It’s about time the government owns up to its mistakes instead of blaming others, writes Ankita Mukhopadhyay.
The government had a year to prepare for this wave. But when 2021 began, it became complacent, dismantling temporary COVID-19 isolation centers, easing social distancing and lockdown measures, despite warning signs of a next wave and new variants in other countries.
India is spiraling deeper into Covid-19 crisis. Here’s what you need to know
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By Jessie Yeung, CNN April 28, 2021
In February, it seemed like India had gotten Covid-19 under control, with daily cases falling nearly 90% from the peak of the first wave last year.
Now, the country is experiencing the world’s worst outbreak. Daily cases have been rising continuously for the past 10 days; on Monday, India reported 352,991 new cases, breaking yet another record for the highest single-day figure globally.