India's tally of infections now stands at 22.66 million, with 246,116 deaths. As many hospitals grapple with an acute shortage of oxygen and beds while morgues and crematoriums overflow, experts say India's actual figures could be far higher than reported.
In a meeting with Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, the Chief Minister of Punjab Capt Amarinder Singh has demanded to increase the state's daily quota of oxygen and Covid vaccine.
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