No difference in death percentage between 1st and 2nd COVID wave: ICMR DG

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Chief, Dr. Balram Bhargava on April 19 said that in the second wave of COVID, there is no difference found in the percentage of death in comparison to 1st wave last year. "Higher requirement of oxygen was found in this wave. There is no difference in the percent of death between the first wave and second wave from the data we have," the Dr Bhargava said.