Covid primary cause of death in 70 patients, incidental in 84 fatalities in Aug in Delhi: Data on coronavirus

Updated: Sep 23 2022 10:30PM

New Delhi, Sep 23 (PTI) Over 53 per cent of the Covid-related deaths reported in August in Delhi was of people who had succumbed due to co-morbodities or other causes but the coronavirus infection was "incidental", according to official data.

As per the data shared by authorities, in cases of 70 fatalities in the month of August, COVID-19 was found as the "primary cause".

In 84 deaths in August, coronavirus infection finding was "incidental", it said.