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47.4 lakh deaths in India linked to COVID-19, says WHO; Union gov 'strongly objects'

Published: 06th May 2022 03:06 PM  |   Last Updated: 06th May 2022 03:07 PM  

The WHO on May 5th said that covid 19 could have killed as many as 47.4 lakh people in India in 2020 and 2021, either directly due to infection or through its indirect impact. On May 5th, the world health body said that 14.9 million people were killed across the world by Covid-19. WHO added that about 8.3 lakh deaths are estimated to have happened in 2020 itself.


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