Many countries the world are sending oxygen to India. This is because of India's current COVID-19 crisis. India is the world's second most populous country, with 1.3 billion people. It is currently struggling to cope its latest surge the coronavirus pandemic. There are 300,000 new cases every day - the largest number daily cases ever experienced any country. India's health system can no longer cope. There are not enough beds, and hospitals are turning people the virus. They have also run of oxygen. Singapore and the UK have sent much-needed oxygen cylinders to India. India's government has also arranged Amazon to deliver 100 ventilators.
A Singapore Foreign Affairs spokesperson, Dr Maliki Osman, explained how urgent it was to help India. He said: "We have all witnessed the past year how this pandemic is a trans-boundary threat. It gives no regard country, nationality, or race. This is exactly why we must work collectively to support each other." The WHO said the situation in India was " heartbreaking". It said: "The WHO is doing everything we can, providing critical equipment and supplies, including thousands oxygen concentrators, mobile field hospitals and laboratory supplies." It added: "The growth that we have seen case numbers is really, truly astonishing."