The victims, believed to be mostly young people, died near the Amer Fort, a 12th Century palace and popular tourist attraction, around 7.30 pm Sunday.
"The government has admitted by these changes that it has failed miserably in handling the pandemic as it should have," journalists and political analyst Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Monday the Indian federal government would be providing free vaccinations to adults ages 18 and older after delays and shortages.
Since February, the country has been grappling with a devastating second wave of COVID-19 that has left hospitals overwhelmed and crematoriums at full capacity.
Friday's remarks mark the first time Modi has specifically referred to the coronavirus' grip over India's countryside since the second wave emerged in February.
The Indian politician warned that the virus could "rapidly mutate" and transform "into a more contagious and more dangerous form."
"The fact that we have not been able to control the numbers is something that is extremely shocking for us," Dr. Farah Husain said.
Twitter indicated it will not fully comply with the Indian government's request to block accounts amid farmer protests, citing a commitment to defending free speech.
China is the U.S.'s largest supplier of goods imports. However trade fell by 16.2 percent last year following the imposition of tariffs, leaving U.S. companies looking to diversify their imports.
The 10 most liked and most-retweeted tweets of 2020 included a 10-second video of a sock puppet "eating" cars visible from an apartment window.
Bryan Nerren was on his way to deliver money to needy children in Nepal when he was taken by Indian authorities, setting in motion a cat-and-mouse game of international diplomacy involving President Trump and Prime Minister Modi.
The residents of the three-storey building in Bhiwandi had been told to vacate the property as it was in a dangerous condition.
The prime minister claimed an end to Chinese incursions along the disputed northern border, but satellite images and multiple reports indicate Chinese troops have reinforced rather than abandoned positions.
A man can be seen in the video footage grabbing a woman by her hair, dragging her to the ground and repeatedly using a wooden stick from a chair to beat her after she had asked him to wear a face covering while inside their office.
At least 20 Indian soldiers died Monday in hand-to-hand fighting with Chinese troops along the disputed Himalayan frontier between the nuclear-armed neighbors.
Trump has repeatedly touted the anti-malarial drug as a treatment for COVID-19 coronavirus patients, despite experts warning there is insufficient evidence to support its use.
Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were unable to announce progress on a long-awaited trade deal despite a warm welcome for the U.S. president.
"Jared stays out of the limelight but whatever he does, the outcome is very positive," Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.
The officials, who signed resolutions condemning the law, held out hope Trump would bring the issue up but were skeptical there would be meaningful conversations.
The president had claimed that as many as 6 million to 10 million would be ready to greet him in the world's largest cricket stadium.
A majority of Indian adults expressed confidence President Donald Trump is making good decisions on the world stage, reflecting four-times the amount of Indians who said that in 2016.
Huge crowds gathered to catch a glimpse of Donald Trump in India, but people in other parts of the country also marked the visit in unusual ways.
Ahead of the U.S. president's rally in Gujarat, Ram Gopal Varma tweeted that Trump "can brag about [crowd size] till he dies."
Trump will visit a state of India where, in some neighborhoods, meat is rarely eaten in public as it's frowned upon.
The president received a raucous welcome in Ahmedabad Monday, and was joined on stage by populist Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
"People are scared," said journalist Zafar Abbas.
More than 100,000 people filled the world's largest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad, India, for a rally welcoming Trump to India.
The Taj Mahal is seeing hundreds of thousands of fewer visitors in the wake of protests against a law some accuse as anti-Muslim, Reuters reported.
This week similar protests across Delhi and in nearly every large city in India have become the largest, most unified and secular resistance against Modi and the BJP's Hindu nationalism.