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India reaches over 158,000 Covid-19 deaths one year after the pandemic began

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Mumbai (India), Mar 12 (EFE), (Camera: Divyakant Solanki).- India on Friday completed a year after the Covid-19 claimed its first victim in the country that has since become the world's second-worst affected nation due to the pandemic with more than 11.3 million infections and over 158,000 deaths.However, the overall fatality rate is relatively lower than other worst-affected nations considering its population of 1.35 billion and housing some of the world's most densely populated cities in the country.A year ago, on Mar.12, a 76-year-old died man in Kalaburagi of the southern Karnataka state.India was then beginning to get into the grips of coronavirus with barely 80 confirmed cases and only a handful of laboratories capable of testing for the virus.FOOTAGE OF COVID-19 VACCINATION IN MUMBAI.

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