Covid-19 crisis: Deaths in India more than double in just 15 days

The overall fatality rate of India has increased from 2.8 to 3.4% in a day.
In just over a fortnight, the Covid-19 death toll has more than doubled to 11,903, making India the 8th worst-affected country in terms of fatalities. There was a 20% spike in the deaths over the last one day, most of which have been attributed to over a 1,000 unreported deaths in Maharashtra. The overall fatality rate of India has increased from 2.8 to 3.4% in a day. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that there were 0.7 deaths per lakh population in India. On the up side, the recovery rate now stands at over 50%.



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