Jul 2, 2021 - World

India's coronavirus deaths surpass 400,000

A person receiving a coronavirus test in Assam, India, on July 2.
A person receiving a coronavirus test in Assam, India, on July 2. Photo: Anuwar Hazarika/NurPhoto via Getty Images

India's government announced Friday that the coronavirus pandemic has killed at least 400,312 people in the country and has infected more than 30 million, though experts believe deaths and cases have been undercounted, according to the Washington Post.

The big picture: India has been attempting to manage a spring surge in new cases driven by the Delta variant of the virus, which is rapidly spreading in Africa, Asia and parts of the United States.

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