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Research estimates that millions may have died in India during COVID-19 pandemic – Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Springs, Colorado 2021-07-20 09:04:26 –

New Delhi — India’s over-death during a coronavirus pandemic was astonishing, ten times that of official COVID-19 victims, the most comprehensive study to date estimates.

Most experts believe that the official Indian casualties of 414,000 deaths were highly undervalued, but the government dismissed them as exaggerated and misleading.

A report released on Tuesday estimates that the number of excess fatalities between January 2020 and June 2021 is between 3 and 4.7 million. count. “

The report was published by Arvind Subramanian, a former Chief Economic Advisor of the Government of India, two researchers at the Center for Global Development, a Washington-based non-profit think tank, and Harvard University.

Given the prevalence of the virus in the population, we calculated that number by comparing pre-pandemic deaths to deaths using existing economic research.

The report also estimated that it killed far more people than last year’s first virus outbreak in India was reported and bred complacency, setting conditions for a horrific outbreak earlier this year.



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