Record Covid-19 Numbers and Economic Downturn Throw India Into Crisis

Record Covid-19 Numbers and Economic Downturn Throw India Into Crisis

As India reports more daily coronavirus infections and deaths than any other country, its economy has contracted at a record pace. WSJ explains what’s at stake for the nation of nearly 1.4 billion, where many risk slipping into extreme poverty. Photo: Debajyoti Chakraborty/Zuma Press

By Miki