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Study shows wide use of mask and social distancing can prevent over 2 lakh COVID deaths in India

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According to the latest modelling of the Covid19 pandemic in the country, more than 2 lakh Covid19 related deaths can be prevented in India if wide use of masks and social distancing is practised. “Meta-analysis of individual studies has shown that masks can reduce disease transmission by 40% for individuals and in aggregate, at population level you can see results for India," a top health official said.