WHO report on excess Covid-19 deaths in India
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The WHO estimated that nearly 15 million people were killed either by the coronavirus or by its impact on the overwhelmed health systems in the past two years, more than double the official death toll of six million. According to the report, there were 4.7 million Covid deaths in India -- 10 times the official figures and almost a third of Covid deaths globally. India has performed unexpectedly well in Covid-19 management. In fact, many prestigious journals in the world had predicted doom for India.

Dr Balram Bhargava said there was no definition of Covid deaths. "Even WHO did not have any definition for death... So, we looked at all the data that we had and we concluded that 95 per cent of the deaths that occurred after testing positive for Covid-19 were occurring in the first four weeks. So a 30-day cut-off was given for the definition of death," he said.

Source: https://www.livemint.com/news/india/who-report-on-excess-covid-19-deaths-in-india-what-top-health-experts-say-11651817615433.html
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