NEW DELHI: Fifty-four per cent of the total coronavirus cases in India were reported among people from 18 to 44 years of age while patients in 60 years and above bracket account for 51 per cent deaths, according to the data released by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
"54% #COVID19 cases are in the 18-44 years age group but 51% deaths are in the 60 years and above age group," MOHFW tweeted.
#IndiaFightsCorona54% #COVID19 cases are in the 18-44 years age group but 51% deaths are in the 60 years and abov… https://t.co/jBzMmPJ9dY
— Ministry of Health (@MoHFW_INDIA) 1599010379000
According to the Ministry, there are 8 per cent cases and 1 per cent deaths below 17 years of age.
14 per cent of total coronavirus cases in India and 1 per cent of deaths recorded among the 18-25 age group.
In the 26-44 age bracket, 40 per cent cases were reported and 11 per cent deaths.
36 per cent deaths and 26 per cent cases were registered among people from 45 to 60 years of age.
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