2021-06-13

The actual number of deaths from the new crown in India is 5 to 7 times higher than the official statistics? Official refute

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China News Service, June 13th. According to a comprehensive report, a recent report pointed out that the actual number of deaths from the new crown in India may be “5 to 7 times” higher than the official figure. On the 12th local time, the Ministry of Health of India refuted that the assessment was “inferred based on data without any epidemiological evidence” and that the Indian government “has been transparent in the management of new crown data”.

The actual number of deaths from the new crown in India is 5 to 7 times higher than the official statistics? Official refute

According to reports, June On the 12th, the British “The Economist” released a report titled “More and more evidence reveals the true death toll of the new crown epidemic in India”. The article said that the new survey confirmed earlier estimates that the actual death toll in India is “approximately 6 times the current number.”

According to Indian media reports, the Indian Ministry of Health quickly responded that the article published by The Economist was “speculative, without any basis, and the information is incorrect.” The related article is ” Extrapolation based on data without any epidemiological evidence”; Moreover, the journal “research used to assess mortality is not an effective tool to determine mortality in any country or region.”

Indian Ministry of Health It was pointed out that the Indian government “has been transparent in the management of new crown data.”

The department further explained that in order to avoid inconsistencies in the number of deaths reported by various regions, the Medical Research Council of India has long issued relevant guidelines; through video conferences and deployment of a central team, all regions are urged to follow the regulations. China’s guidelines accurately record the number of deaths; at the same time, it often emphasizes the establishment of a sound reporting mechanism to monitor new infections and deaths in the region.

The actual number of deaths from the new crown in India is 5 to 7 times higher than the official statistics? Official refute(1)

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p >According to the latest data released by the Ministry of Health of India, as of June 13, local time, in the past 24 hours, there were 80,834 new confirmed cases of new crown in India, with a total of 29,439,989 confirmed cases; 3,303 new deaths and a total of 370,384 deaths; A total of 28,043,446 cases were cured.

The new wave of epidemics in India is raging and has recently eased slightly. However, on June 10, data from the Indian Ministry of Health showed that in the past 24 hours, the number of new deaths from new crowns in India surged to 6,148, breaking the record of new single-day deaths set by the United States in February.

Regarding the significant increase in deaths, India explained that the eastern state of Bihar has revised the statistical rules and officially included the new crown patients who died at home and private medical institutions in the statistics, resulting in total deaths in the state The number of cases was revised from 5424 to 9429.

However, health experts have previously pointed out that India’s new crown epidemic may be greatly underestimated. One of the reasons is that rural India’s infrastructure is backward, testing facilities and hospitals are lacking. Even if many people contract the new crown and die, It is also difficult to be found. Mukherjee, an epidemiologist from the University of Michigan, once questioned that India “the true number of deaths is 2 to 5 times the reported number.”