India crossed 100,000 confirmed COVID-19 deaths on Saturday, putting the country’s toll at nearly 10 percent of the global fatalities and behind only the United States and Brazil.
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The Health Ministry also raised the confirmed caseload to more than 6.4 million with 79,476 new infections.
But the overall fatalities are most certainly an undercount, experts say, as deaths may have been attributed to other causes, especially in the early days when testing was abysmally low for a country with a population of 1.4 billion.
Last Update: Saturday, 03 October 2020 KSA 08:51 – GMT 05:51