Crematoriums in India overwhelmed as COVID deaths hit record

  • Relatives wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) attend the funeral of a man, who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a crematorium in New Delhi, India April 21, 2021

    Relatives wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) attend the funeral of a man, who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a crematorium in New Delhi, India April 21, 2021

  • A frontline worker in personal protective equipment (PPE) sprays a flammable liquid on a burning funeral pyre of a man who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a crematorium on the outskirts of Mumbai India, April 15, 2021.

    A frontline worker in personal protective equipment (PPE) sprays a flammable liquid on a burning funeral pyre of a man who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a crematorium on the outskirts of Mumbai India, April 15, 2021.

  • An exhausted health worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) rests at a crematorium in New Delhi, India April 21, 2021

    An exhausted health worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) rests at a crematorium in New Delhi, India April 21, 2021

  • Relatives wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) attend the funeral of a man, who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a crematorium in New Delhi, India April 21, 2021

    Relatives wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) attend the funeral of a man, who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a crematorium in New Delhi, India April 21, 2021

  • The body of a person who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is seen draped at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, April 9, 2021

    The body of a person who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is seen draped at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, April 9, 2021

  • A relative leans against a glass window at the crematorium where a family member who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is prepared for cremation, in New Delhi, India, April 9, 2021

    A relative leans against a glass window at the crematorium where a family member who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is prepared for cremation, in New Delhi, India, April 9, 2021

  • Frontline workers prepare a funeral pyre for a man who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a crematorium on the outskirts of Mumbai, India, April 15, 2021

    Frontline workers prepare a funeral pyre for a man who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a crematorium on the outskirts of Mumbai, India, April 15, 2021

  • A frontline worker looks on as a funeral pyre of a man who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) burns at a crematorium on the outskirts of Mumbai India, April 15, 2021

    A frontline worker looks on as a funeral pyre of a man who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) burns at a crematorium on the outskirts of Mumbai India, April 15, 2021

  • Health workers and relatives wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) carry the body of a man,

    Health workers and relatives wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) carry the body of a man,

  • Relatives wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) mourn a man, who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), next to his funeral pyre at a crematorium in New Delhi, India April 21, 2021

    Relatives wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) mourn a man, who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), next to his funeral pyre at a crematorium in New Delhi, India April 21, 2021

  • Relatives wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) mourn a man, who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a crematorium in New Delhi, India April 21, 2021

    Relatives wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) mourn a man, who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a crematorium in New Delhi, India April 21, 2021

  • Funeral pyres of people, who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), are pictured at a crematorium in New Delhi, India April 21, 2021

    Funeral pyres of people, who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), are pictured at a crematorium in New Delhi, India April 21, 2021