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COVID deaths in Uttar Pradesh could be 43 times higher than official count, says report

Updated : June 21, 2021 23:07:04 IST

While the government has called ex-gratia payment of Rs 4 lakh to each COVID-19 related death as fiscally unaffordable, new data is showing discrepancy in counting deaths across multiple states.

A report by article-14.com has claimed that the number of deaths in Uttar Pradesh could be 43 times higher than the official count. CNBC-TV18 has not independently verified this data.

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