The pace of coronavirus dissemination in India remains extremely tense, as the country registered a new anti-record for the number of deaths from COVID-19 per day - 4,187.
In total, 238,270 people died from COVID-19 in India, DW reports.
Over the past 24 hours, 401,078 new infections have been detected, the total number of infected exceeds 21.9 million people.
Medical experts say the actual number of cases of infection is five or even ten times higher than the official figures.
Experts fear that stopping the pandemic in India will become "a slow and painful process." Epidemiologists call vaccination the primary way to defeat coronavirus.