India now has fifth highest COVID19 fatalities in the world
Part of: GS Prelims and Mains II – Health issue
- India now has the fifth highest death toll in the world, surpassing Italy
- The case fatality rate in the country is now 2.18% which is “among the lowest in the world.”
- With 786 deaths registered on 30th July 2020 India’s death toll reached 35,800.
- Maharashtra tops the chart with 266 deaths and then Tamil Nadu (100) and Karnataka (83)