Omicron surge: uptick in deaths but share lower than second wave
The Indian Express Delhi|January 11, 2022
TWO WEEKS into the third wave in India, a rise in Covid-linked deaths is becoming visible, though the rate of increase is nowhere as fast as the surge in infections.
AMITABH SINHA

These deaths across the country – minus those from Kerala – are inching towards the three-figure mark after remaining in double digits for more than a month. However, compared to the second wave, deaths as a proportion of the infection numbers are still very low, as of now.

During February and midMarch last year, India was reporting over 100 deaths on an average, when the case count was between 15,000 and 20,000.

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