The mystery behind India's lower death rates during coronavirus lockdown3 min read . Updated: 24 Apr 2020, 04:00 PM IST
- While death rates in some countries have risen sharply in recent weeks, in India the opposite seems to be happening
- India's lower death rates stands in contrast to what has been seen elsewhere
Parts of India have recorded dramatic falls in mortality rates after a nationwide lockdown was imposed to fight the new coronavirus, suggesting there has not been an undetected surge in virus-related deaths. All over the world, mortality rates are being scrutinised to determine the true impact of the coronavirus, which emerged in China late last year and is known to have infected more than 2.7 million people globally, with nearly 190,000 deaths.
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