Coronavirus digest: India′s COVID death toll 10x higher than official tally | News | DW | 20.07.2021

India’s excess deaths, a count of the number of people who have died in excess as compared to the numbers recorded in the same period in previous years, could be 10 times higher than the official death toll, one of the most comprehensive studies show.

The study, published by Arvind Subramanian, the Indian government’s former chief adviser, and two other researchers, show that the numbers of those who died in excess between January 2020 and June 2021 could be between 3 million and 4.7 million.

Source: Coronavirus digest: India′s COVID death toll 10x higher than official tally | News | DW | 20.07.2021