Bangalore, India 13 million back in lockdown – AFP

The country of 1.3 billion people had been easing its lockdown to lessen the economic impact — particularly on vast numbers of poor Indians who lost their jobs.

Almost 24,000 Indian deaths have now been recorded, according to health ministry figures that many experts say underplay the severity of the situation.Bangalore, home to more than 13 million people, has emerged as a new global hotspot.

Source: Millions worldwide back in virus confinement, but hope on US vaccine