Australia’s National Security Committee will meet tomorrow and decide whether to suspend flights coming in from India.
Australia is looking into sending oxygen to try and help ease the crisis.
One in 30 Australians are of Indian heritage.
Health Minister, Greg Hunt, said if all flights are cancelled, “we will do it with a heavy heart – but without hesitation”.
“India is literally gasping for oxygen,” he said.
Last week, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a cut of flights by 30 per cent plus a new rule meaning passengers must be tested on route if they change planes.
The nation is the world’s second-most populated.
The capital Delhi, home to nearly 30 million people, is reporting positive tests of about one in every three people.
It is the fourth day in a row cases India’s daily cases numbers have hit world-record levels.
The country has so far confirmed more than 186,000 deaths and 16 million cases, with three million added in the last two weeks alone.
Hospitals are running out of oxygen and supplies, and crematoriums are overflowing, sparking fears a major humanitarian disaster is underway.