First big news is coming from India. On Wednesday India reported 2021 deaths from covid-19 overnight, this is the highest reported numbers for any one day since the crisis began in the country. The devastating stats are causing much strain on essential services in the country, hospitals and graveyards are full, with patients being turned away from some hospitals. The speed the second-wave is going through India is causing a collapse, with families of the sick going to social media in a cry for help for health care and hospital beds.
Now, lets look at some important news from back home. After a national cabinet meeting Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison has had to decrease the number of flights coming into Australia from India by 30%, the 2nd most populous nation in the world reported 314k new cases overnight.