Covid-19 Death Count In India Surges 14.5% In Past Week

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India now leads the world in both Covid case count and death toll as the country continues to struggle to inhibit the contagion. From September 7–13, India saw 8069 people die from Covid-19, up 14.5% from the 7050 deaths recorded the week before. This brings the total Covid death count above 78,000

Cumulative Confirmed Covid-19 Deaths In India, source: Our World In Data

In addition to a rise in death count, this last week saw an 11% increase in fresh Covid cases, indicating that the worst may be yet to come.

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