July 21, 2021

British PM resisted 2nd lockdown as ‘most dying over 80’: ex-aide; India’s virus deaths 10 times higher than reported

New Delhi/London: India’s coronavirus death toll is up to 10 times higher than the nearly 415,000 fatalities reported by authorities, likely making it the country’s worst humanitarian disaster since independence, a US research group said on Tuesday.The Centre for Global Development study’s estimate is the highest yet for the carnage in the South Asian nation of 1.3 billion people, which is emerging from a devastating surge partly fuelled by the Delta variant in April and May.The study --...