South Asia surpasses grim milestone of 15 million Covid-19 cases: Reuters tally, South Asia News & Top Stories


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NEW DELHI (REUTERS) - Coronavirus infections in the South Asia sub-region surpassed the grim milestone of 15 million on Saturday (April 10), a Reuters tally shows, led by India's record daily infections and vaccine shortages. South Asia - India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, and Sri Lanka - accounts for 11 per cent of global cases and almost 6 per cent of deaths. The region accounts for 23 per cent of the world's population of 7.59 billion people. India, the country with the third-highest coronavirus total, accounts for over 84 per cent of South Asia's cases and deaths. The world's...