WHO Covid toll report flawed & unacceptable, say states


Health ministers of several states, including Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Punjab where non-BJP parties are in office, have unanimously slammed the World Health Organisation for its estimate of 47 lakh excess deaths directly or indirectly linked to the Covid pandemic in India in 2020 and 2021, calling it “unacceptable” and based on a “flawed mathematical assumption”, sources said.