New Delhi: Corornavirus is spreading rapidly in India. So far, more than 1 million people have been infected with Corona. That is, in the case of infection in the world, India is now third after America and Brazil. So far more than 26 thousand people have died in India. India is currently the seventh in the world in terms of death. Therefore, the American newspaper Washington Post has questioned the death toll due to corona in India. The newspaper has described these figures as ‘mystery’.
Questions on data
Questioning the death toll in India, the newspaper wrote that when the number of patients in the US and Brazil had crossed 1 million, a large number of people also died, but in India, at the point of 1 million, the US And less than half the people lost their lives compared to Brazil. The newspaper has further written, ‘Comparison with America and Brazil, the death rate in India is very low. Apart from this, coron cases on every 10 lakh population are also very less. These figures are like a ‘mystery’.
Tests are decreasing in India
According to the newspaper, the Indian government is claiming that they have a very low recovery rate and death rate, but the truth is that a large number of people die in rural areas of India without any medical facility. The newspaper wrote, ‘Such people are neither getting corona test nor their treatment. Already, there are indications that the reporting of corona deaths in India is being done incorrectly. Not only this, the tests are also getting much less than the population in India.
Russia’s data is also questioned
The Washington Post has also questioned Russia’s data. The newspaper has written that there are more than 7.5 lakh corona cases in Russia and only 12 thousand people have died there. The death rate in Russia is only 1.6 percent, while in India this rate is 2.6%, while in America the death rate is 3.9%. According to the newspaper, some experts have not questioned the figures.
Causes of low mortality
However, the newspaper has also given reasons behind the death rate. Experts say that the death rate may actually be lower, mainly because of the young population. Only 5 percent of people in India are 65 or older. While more than half of the people are under 25 years of age. Apart from this, many types of diseases have occurred in India earlier, due to which the immunity of the people here is much better.