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Covid probably killed up to 5 million Indians, but not according to Modi

Extensive research puts the figure between 1,3 million and 4,9 million, but the prime minister says it’s 420,000

22 July 2021 - 20:24 By Bibhudatta Pradhan and Archana Chaudhary

India’s actual death toll from Covid-19 could range between 1,3 million and a staggering five million, with even the most conservative estimate putting its tally at more than double that of the US, the highest recorded in the world so far...

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