10,753 new cases of COVID were reported in India on 15 April, making it the third day in a row to record over 10,000 fresh COVID cases.
There are currently 53,720 active cases of COVID in the country – the highest it's been this year.
Why is India seeing another COVID wave now after months of a lull? Should you be worried about the rising number of cases? Will XBB 1.16 cause more severe disease? Past President, Public Health Foundation of India, Dr K Srinath Reddy, explains.
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