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The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has emerged in December 2019 and was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization.  It has  ruined the global population by striking the health of individuals. It is an extremely contagious disease and has caused a high rate of mortality, specifically in high-risk individuals. The pattern of infection and mortality rates has been diverse considerably among countries. Unexpectedly, more affluent countries with greater healthcare facilities have been more affected by it and have seen higher mortality rates, compared to less affluent countries like India and other Southeast Asian nations. In India, the mortality rate due to COVID -19 is comparatively less (2.87%) as compared to the rest part of the world. (6.45%) There are various factors which are related to mortality in COVID-19 pandemics, such as age and immune status of the patient, food culture, geographical condition and status of vaccination.  India’s health system has also come up with evidence-based guidelines that assisted in bringing in a resemblance of consistency in-patient care across the country. Association with private providers and improvement of testing modalities and guidance on isolation and quarantine, All these factors to be studied in detail which further may be used as therapeutics modalities to fight against the severity of COVID-19 from which we can save millions of life.

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COVID -19 Mortality rate India

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Archana Sonone, Alka Hande, Madhuri Gawande, & Swati Patil. (2020). The Mystery of low COVID-19 Mortality rate in India. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(SPL1), 1180-1182. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v11iSPL1.3586