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New Delhi, July 22: The Ministry of External Affairs advised the Rajya Sabha that as many as 3,570 Indian citizens died overseas due to COVID-19 as per info supplied by the Indian authorities’s Missions/ Posts overseas.
According to stories, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan stated that after such requests had been obtained by India’s diplomatic missions overseas, monetary help for transporting the mortal stays to (*70*) or for native burial was additionally supplied from the Indian Community Welfare Fund.
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According to knowledge shared by the Ministry of External Affairs, Indian citizens misplaced their lives due to the coronavirus in 70 countries. The highest variety of Indians, almost a 3rd, died in Saudi Arabia.
It is alleged that as many as 41 lakh Indians lived in Saudi Arabia as of 2017. They are predominant in the development and companies sector.
The authorities has rejected current research that indicated that thousands and thousands died in the nation from COVID-19, many occasions the official toll of virtually 4,20,000. It stated a number of states are actually “reconciling” their knowledge after coping with a spike in circumstances in April and May.
Story first printed: Thursday, July 22, 2021, 19:23 [IST]