Modi’s party loses key state election amid pandemic vote; India sees record deaths, Swahili Post

Modi’s party loses key state election amid pandemic vote; India sees record deaths

Modi’s party loses key state election amid pandemic vote; India sees record deaths, Swahili Post

Randeep Guleria, a top doctor who is part of the national coronavirus task force, said the country had been “caught off-guard” by the ferocity of the second wave, suggesting an “aggressive lockdown,” was the way forward. Last year, India imposed a harsh lockdown shutting down the country at a four-hour notice, which helped stem the spread of the virus but wreaked havoc on its economy and leaving millions of migrant workers trapped in cities without jobs.

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