Bihar’s Covid death toll increases by 72% after review; Tejashwi slams CM Nitish

Nitish Kumar led Bihar government is facing fire after a review conducted at the behest of the Patna High Court showed put the total number of fatalities caused by the pandemic at 9,429., an increase of almost 73 per cent from the previous toll. According to the department, which had till the previous day stated the number of deaths to be under 5,500, as many as 3,951 deaths have been added to the toll after verification. Patna district bore the brunt of the outbreak, accounting for a total of 2,303 deaths. Muzaffarpur was a distant second with 609 fatalities. Leader of opposition Tejashwi Yadav lashed out at the chief minister over the issue. Watch the full video for all the details.

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