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Coronavirus | Spike in excess deaths during pandemic

Relatives perform last rites of COVID-19 victims at Adarsh Nagar Moksha Dham, amid surge coronavirus cases in Jaipur.

Relatives perform last rites of COVID-19 victims at Adarsh Nagar Moksha Dham, amid surge coronavirus cases in Jaipur.

The World Health Organisation has estimated that world over, COVID-19 deaths could be two-three times the officially reported numbers. Public health experts, disease modellers, and research institutes which specialise in morbidity and mortality data have estimated that COVID-19 deaths in India could be in the range of three to 14 times the officially reported number of deaths.

As per ground reports, there has been under-reporting of COVID-19 deaths during the second wave of infections in India. Here are investigations into official death tolls and registered deaths across cities and States in India.

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