DESPERATE virus victims are hurling themselves off buildings as India’s Covid crisis deepens, it was reported last night.
Oxygen supplies and beds have run out at many hospitals, leaving gasping patients dying at home or on the streets.
And yesterday the nation, which has recorded nearly 200,000 deaths, set another grim milestone for the highest number of infections – for the fifth straight day.
It registered 2,812 deaths and 352,991 new cases, a global daily high.
The spike has sparked a 1,500 per cent hike in the price of black market oxygen, with some families paying £900 for £60 cylinders. But thousands unable to afford it were feared to be dying without medical care.
It comes as Brussels is suing AstraZeneca for failing to deliver enough vaccines after making the firm a scapegoat for its shambolic jabs rollout.
It hopes taking the drugmaker to court will boost supplies to the bloc, but many sceptical EU capitals think the move will make no difference.
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