India accounted for one in four COVID-19 deaths globally last week - WHO

Reuters | Geneva | Updated: 05-05-2021 12:26 IST | Created: 05-05-2021 12:25 IST
India accounted for one in four COVID-19 deaths globally last week - WHO
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India accounted for nearly half of the COVID-19 cases reported worldwide last week and one in four of deaths, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.

"India accounts for over 90% of both cases and deaths in the region, as well as 46% of global cases and 25% of global deaths reported in the past week," the Geneva-based agency said in its weekly epidemiological report.

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